dupondius

noun

du·​pon·​di·​us
d(y)üˈpändēəs
plural dupondii
-ēˌī
: an ancient Roman coin first made of bronze and later of brass and worth two asses

Word History

Etymology

Latin, from duo two + -pondius (from pondus, a weight)

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“Dupondius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dupondius. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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