tetraobol

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noun tet·ra·obol \ˌte-trə-ˈä-bəl, -ˈō-\
variants: or

tetrobol

\te-ˈträ-bəl, -ˈtrō-\ play less commonly

tetrobolon

\te-ˈträ-bə-lən, -ˈtrō-\ play

Definition of tetraobol

plural

tetraobols

or

tetrobols

also

tetrobola

\te-ˈträ-bə-lə, -ˈtrō-\ play
  1. :  a silver coin of ancient Greece worth four obols

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1884

First Known Use of tetraobol

1884


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