noun tre·mis·sis \trə̇ˈmisə̇s\

Definition of tremissis



  1. :  a Byzantine triens or a similar gold coin of early western Europe

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Origin and Etymology of tremissis

Late Latin tremis, tremissis, from Latin tres three + -mis, -missis (as in semis, semissis) — more at three, semis

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to cast off or become cast off

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