Denarius meaning

dĭ-nâr'ē-əs
An ancient Roman silver coin.
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An ancient Roman gold coin valued at 25 silver denarii.
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An ancient Roman silver coin, the penny of the New Testament.
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An ancient Roman gold coin, worth 25 silver denarii.
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A small silver coin issued during the Roman Empire, equal to 10 asses or 4 sesterces.
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Origin of denarius

  • Middle English from Latin dēnārius denary
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Borrowing from Latin dēnārius.
    From Wiktionary