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quinarius

[kwi-nair-ee-uh s] /kwɪˈnɛər i əs/
noun, plural quinarii
[kwi-nair-ee-ahy] /kwɪˈnɛər iˌaɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a denomination of ancient Roman coinage, issued in silver or gold at various times and undergoing many changes of value.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin quīnārius; see quinary
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