tremissis

noun tre·mis·sis \trə̇ˈmisə̇s\

Definition of tremissis

plural

tremisses

\-ˈmiˌsēz\
  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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