tet·​ra·​obol ˌte-trə-ˈä-bəl How to pronounce tetraobol (audio)
variants or tetrobol
te-ˈträ-bəl How to pronounce tetraobol (audio)
or less commonly tetrobolon
plural tetraobols or tetrobols also tetrobola te-ˈträ-bə-lə How to pronounce tetraobol (audio)
: a silver coin of ancient Greece worth four obols

Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tetraobol was in 1884

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“Tetraobol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetraobol. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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