albus

noun
al·​bus | \ ˈal-bəs \
plural albuses

Definition of albus

: a coin of Germany and the Low Countries of the 13th and 14th centuries that was originally of a silver-copper alloy — compare blanc

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First Known Use of albus

1740, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for albus

German, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, white

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“Albus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/albus. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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