medin

noun

me·​din
variants or less commonly medine
mə̇ˈdēn
or medino
plural -s
: an old Egyptian bronze coin worth ¹/₄₀ of a piastre
also : a corresponding unit of value

Word History

Etymology

Middle French medin, from Arabic mayyidi

First Known Use

1583, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of medin was in 1583

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“Medin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/medin. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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