[fi-lip-uh s]
noun, plural phi·lip·pi [fi-lip-ahy] /fɪˈlɪp aɪ/.
  1. a gold coin of ancient Greece, originally issued by Philip II of Macedon.

Origin of philippus

< Latin < Greek philíppeios Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for philippus

Historical Examples of philippus

  • Philippus, founder of the Macedonian supremacy, and father of Alexander the Great.


    Marcus Aurelius

  • He is shut up at the house of one Philippus, and will admit no one.

    The Life of Cicero

    Anthony Trollope

  • "The steward spoke of Porphyrius as the son of Philippus," Orpheus said.

  • In my day this house belonged to a rich man named Philippus.

  • When the market place was filling, gray-haired Philippus visited him.