solidus


sol·i·dus

noun \ˈsä-lə-dəs\
plural sol·i·di\-lə-ˌdī, -ˌdē\

Definition of SOLIDUS

1
:  an ancient Roman gold coin introduced by Constantine and used to the fall of the Byzantine Empire
2
[Medieval Latin, shilling, from Late Latin; from its use as a symbol for shillings] :  slash 4

Origin of SOLIDUS

Middle English, from Late Latin, from Latin, solid
First Known Use: 14th century

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