plural -es
: an Anglo-Saxon unit of value equal to 30 silver pence
also : a piece of gold or silver worth 30 pence

Word History


Old English, from Medieval Latin mancusus, from Arabic manqūsh engraved

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“Mancus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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