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philippus

[ fi-lip-uhs ]

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of philippus1

< Latin < Greek philíppeios

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Example Sentences

Philippus must have left his house to his eldest son who is the one that is dead, and it now belongs no doubt to Mary, his widow.

This opinion was shared by his friend Philippus, who had indeed commended the plan he had to propose as the only right one.

Philippus, on his return, will perhaps pick up the ends of the tie and join again what you have this day cut.

He found Philippus in the nursery, where he was rocking the cradle with one hand while he held a book in the other.

The Thessalian cavalry, commanded by Philippus, were next, and held the extreme left of the whole army.

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