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denarius

noun de·nar·i·us \di-ˈner-ē-əs\
plural de·nar·ii \-ē-ˌī, -ē-ˌē\

Definition of DENARIUS

1
:  a small silver coin of ancient Rome
2
:  a gold coin of the Roman Empire equivalent to 25 denarii
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Origin of DENARIUS

Middle English, from Latin — more at denier
First Known Use: 14th century

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