aes rude

aes ru·​de | \ ˈīs-ˈrü-ˌdā \

Definition of aes rude

: ancient money of Rome and Italy consisting of rough masses of bronze with no markings

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First Known Use of aes rude

circa 1736, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aes rude

Latin, literally, crude bronze

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“Aes rude.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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