noun spe·cie \ˈspē-shē, -sē\

Definition of SPECIE

:  money in coin
in specie
:  in the same or like form or kind <ready to return insult in specie>; also :  in coin

Origin of SPECIE

from in specie, from Latin, in kind
First Known Use: 1617

Other Monetary Terms

clad, legend, numismatic, obverse, reverse, scrip, series

Rhymes with SPECIE



Definition of SPECIE

:  species

Origin of SPECIE

back-formation from species (taken as a plural)
First Known Use: 1647

Other Biology Terms

autochthonous, fecund, homunculus, phylogeny, substrate

Rhymes with SPECIE


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