minae

mina

1 [mahy-nuh]
noun, plural minae [mahy-nee] , minas.
an ancient unit of weight and value equal to the sixtieth part of a talent.

Origin:
1570–80; < Latin < Greek mnâ < Semitic; compare Hebrew māneh mina

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mina

2 [mahy-nuh] ,
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mina (ˈmaɪnə)
 
n , pl -nae, -nas
an ancient unit of weight and money, used in Asia Minor, equal to one sixtieth of a talent
 
[C16: via Latin from Greek mnā, of Semitic origin; related to Hebrew māneh mina]

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mina
talking starling of India, see mynah.
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