dupondius

[doo-pon-dee-uh s, dyoo-]

Origin of dupondius

1595–1605; < Latin, equivalent to du(o) two + pond(us) weight, pound2 + -ius adj. suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for dupondius

dupondius

noun plural -dii (-dɪˌaɪ)
  1. a brass coin of ancient Rome worth half a sesterce

Word Origin for dupondius

from Latin, from duo two + pondus weight
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