variants: or less commonly medine \ mə̇ˈdēn \ or medino
plural -s

Definition of medin

: an old Egyptian bronze coin worth ¹/₄₀ of a piastre also : a corresponding unit of value

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First Known Use of medin

1583, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for medin

Middle French medin, from Arabic mayyidi

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“Medin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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