quinarius


quinarius

quinarius [kwi-nair-ee-uh s] Word Origin noun, plural qui·nar·i·i [kwi-nair-ee-ahy] /kwɪˈnɛər iˌaɪ/.

  1. a denomination of ancient Roman coinage, issued in silver or gold at various times and undergoing many changes of value.

Origin of quinarius 1595–1605; Latin quīnārius; see quinary

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