ambrosino

noun am·bro·si·no \ ˌam-brə-ˈsē-nō \
variants: or less commonly ambrosin \ˈam-brə-ˌzin, -ˌzēn\

Definition of ambrosino

plural ambrosinos or ambrosins
:a Milanese gold or silver coin of the late 13th and early 14th centuries featuring a depiction of St. Ambrose

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Origin and Etymology of ambrosino

Medieval Latin Ambrosinus (nummus), literally, Ambrosian coin, from St. Ambrose (Ambrosius) + Latin -inus -ine


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