mancus

noun man·cus \ˈmaŋkəs\

Definition of mancus

plural

-es

  1. :  an Anglo-Saxon unit of value equal to 30 silver pence; also :  a piece of gold or silver worth 30 pence

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Origin and Etymology of mancus

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


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