jacobus

[ juh-koh-buh s ]
/ dʒəˈkoʊ bəs /

noun, plural ja·co·bus·es.

a former gold coin of England issued by James I.

Origin of jacobus

First recorded in 1605–15; Latinized equivalent of James
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jacobus

/ (dʒəˈkəʊbəs) /

noun plural -buses

an English gold coin minted in the reign of James I

Word Origin for jacobus

C17: from Late Latin: James
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