noun, plural mi·nae [mahy-nee] /ˈmaɪ ni/, mi·nas.
Origin of mina1
or my·nah, mi·na, mi·nah
Origin of myna
Examples from the Web for minae
He had a dog of remarkable size and beauty, for which he had paid seventy minae.Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)|Plutarch
As many great talents as you and I put together make; but these forty minae he paid by way of earnest.
With these the Lesbians agreed to pay a rent of two minae a year for each allotment, and cultivated the land themselves.The History of the Peloponnesian War|Thucydides
The scene of his teaching was a garden which he bought for about 300 (80 minae).
Forty-four minae are due to him, both principal and interest.
noun plural -nae (-niː) or -nas
Word Origin for mina
talking starling of India, see mynah.