aquilino

noun
aqui·​li·​no | \ ˌäkwəˈlēnō \
plural -s

Definition of aquilino

: any of several silver coins having the device (see device sense 3) of an eagle that were issued by various Italian states

Note: The most notable aquilino was the one first issued by Padua in the 13th century.

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History and Etymology for aquilino

Italian, from aquila eagle, from Latin

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“Aquilino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aquilino. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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