noun rig·ma·ree \ˈrigməˌrē\

Definition of rigmaree



  1. 1 chiefly Scottish :  a small coin

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish :  trifle

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Origin and Etymology of rigmaree

New Latin Reg. Maria, abbreviation for Regina Maria Queen Mary that appeared on coins struck during the reign of Mary Stuart †1587 Queen of Scots

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a brief usually trivial fact

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