tremissis

noun

tre·​mis·​sis
trə̇ˈmisə̇s
plural tremisses
-ˈmiˌsēz
: a Byzantine triens or a similar gold coin of early western Europe

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Tremissis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tremissis. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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