car·​o·​lus | \ ˈka-rə-ləs, ˈker-ə- \
plural caroluses or caroli\ ˈka-​rə-​ˌlī , ˈker-​ə-​ , -​ˌlē \

Definition of carolus

: any of various coins issued under monarchs called Charles: such as
a : an English gold coin of the reign of Charles I (1625–49) originally worth 20 shillings
b : carolus dollar

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History and Etymology for carolus

New Latin, Charles, from Medieval Latin

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“Carolus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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