[ mil-yuh-ren-sis ]
/ ˌmɪl yəˈrɛn sɪs /
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noun, plural mil·ia·ren·ses [mil-yuh-ren-seez]. /ˌmɪl yəˈrɛn siz/.
a silver coin of ancient Rome, introduced by Constantine I as the 14th part of a solidus. Under Justinian it became the 12th part.
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Origin of miliarensis
<Late Latin, derivative of Latin mille thousand; see -ese
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