noun tri·ens \ˈtrīˌenz, ˈtrēˌān(t)s\

Definition of triens



\trīˈen‧ˌtēz, trēˈen‧ˌtās\
  1. 1 :  a bronze coin of ancient Rome equal to 13 as

  2. 2 :  an ancient Byzantine gold coin equal to 13 solidus; also :  any of several similar ancient coins (as of Spain)

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Origin and Etymology of triens

Latin, third part, triens; akin to Latin tres three — more at three

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a brief usually trivial fact

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