victoriate

noun

vic·​to·​ri·​ate
vikˈtōrēə̇t,
-ˈtȯr-,
-ēāt
plural -s
: a silver coin of the ancient Roman republic originally worth ³/₄ denarius, having on the reverse a figure of Victory crowning a trophy, and struck for use in foreign trade

Word History

Etymology

Latin victoriatus, from victoria victory + -atus -ate

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“Victoriate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/victoriate. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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