It’s official. The words cryptocurrency and blockchain and the term “initial coin offering” have made the Merriam-Webster dictionary, in a sign of the space’s growing legitimacy, Fortune magazine reports. Those three were among 850 new words and definitions Merriam-Webster deemed worthy of adding to its famous dictionary. “In order for a word to be added to the dictionary it must have widespread, sustained, and meaningful use,” Emily Brewster, associate editor at Merriam-Webster, is quoted saying. Read more here.

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