noun qui·nar·i·us \kwiˈna(a)rēəs\

Definition of quinarius



  1. 1 :  a Roman silver coin issued occasionally from the 3d century b.c. and equivalent to 12 denarius

  2. 2 :  a gold 12-aureus piece of imperial Rome

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Origin and Etymology of quinarius

Latin, from quinarius, adjective, quinary

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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