jacobus

jacobus

[juh-koh-buhs]
noun, plural jacobuses.
a former gold coin of England issued by James I.

Origin:
1605–15; Latinized equivalent of James

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jacobus (dʒəˈkəʊbəs)
 
n , pl -buses
an English gold coin minted in the reign of James I
 
[C17: from Late Latin: James]

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