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nummular

[ nuhm-yuh-ler ]
/ ˈnʌm yə lər /
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adjective
pertaining to coins or money; nummary.
having the shape of a coin; flat and circular or oval in form.
Pathology. composed of round, flat disks: nummular skin lesions.
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Origin of nummular

1725–35; <Latin nummul(ī) petty cash, small change (numm(us) coin + -ulī, plural of -ulus-ule) + -ar1
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British Dictionary definitions for nummular

nummular
/ (ˈnʌmjʊlə) /

adjective
shaped like a coin; disc-shaped; circular

Word Origin for nummular

C19: from Latin nummulus a small coin
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