A*bas"si\ ([.a]*b[a^]s"s[i^]), Abassis \A*bas"sis\ ([.a]*b[a^]s"s[i^]s), n. [Ar. & Per. ab[=a]s[=i], belonging to Abas (a king of Persia).] A silver coin of Persia, worth about twenty cents.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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