[kar-uh-luh s]

noun, plural car·o·lus·es, car·o·li [kar-uh-lahy] /ˈkær əˌlaɪ/.

any of various coins issued under monarchs named Charles, especially the broad of Charles I of England.

Origin of carolus

1680–90; < Medieval Latin: Latinized form of Charles or Karl Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -luses or -li (-ˌlaɪ)

any of several coins struck in the reign of a king called Charles, esp an English gold coin from the reign of Charles I
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