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

Definition of SOLIDUS

:  an ancient Roman gold coin introduced by Constantine and used to the fall of the Byzantine Empire
[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


Next Word in the Dictionary: SolieriaceaePrevious Word in the Dictionary: solidungulate (noun)All Words Near: solidus
June 30, 2015
disinformation Hear it
false information deliberately spread
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears