denarius

noun de·nar·i·us \ di-ˈner-ē-əs \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of denarius

plural denarii play \-ē-ˌī, -ē-ˌē\
1 : a small silver coin of ancient Rome
2 : a gold coin of the Roman Empire equivalent to 25 denarii

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Origin and Etymology of denarius

Middle English, from Latin — more at denier


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