noun hec·te \ˈhek(ˌ)tē\

Definition of hecte



  1. :  any of several ancient Greek coins worth 16 stater, the most common of which was a coin of Phocaea and Lesbos made of electrum (see electrum 2)

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Origin and Etymology of hecte

Greek hektē, from feminine of hektos sixth, from hex six — more at six

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