[ sen-ten-ee-oh-ney-lis ]

noun,plural cen·ten·i·o·na·les [sen-ten-ee-oh-ney-leez]. /sɛnˌtɛn i oʊˈneɪ liz/.
  1. a silver coin of ancient Rome, first issued by Diocletian as one 100th of a solidus, later greatly debased.

Origin of centenionalis

First recorded in 1780–85; from Latin centēniōnālis (nummus) “hundredth (coin)”

Words Nearby centenionalis

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