Definition of thrymsa
: a 7th century gold coin and corresponding unit of value of Anglo-Saxon England
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Origin and Etymology of thrymsa
Old English thrymsa, thrimsa, genitive plural, alteration (influenced by thrīe three) of trymesa, trimesa, genitive plural of trymes, trimes, from Late Latin tremis, a coin, from Latin tres three + -mis (as in semis) (coin)
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