plural -s
: 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.

Word History


Italian, from aquila eagle, from Latin

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“Aquilino.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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