noun \ˈr-ē-əs\
plural -rei \-ē-ˌī\

Definition of AUREUS

:  a gold coin of ancient Rome varying in weight from 130 to 170 libra

Origin of AUREUS

Latin, literally, golden, from aurum gold; akin to Old Prussian ausis gold
First Known Use: 1609

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