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quinarius

[ kwi-nair-ee-uhs ]
/ kwɪˈnɛər i əs /
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noun, plural qui·nar·i·i [kwi-nair-ee-ahy]. /kwɪˈnɛər iˌaɪ/.
a denomination of ancient Roman coinage, issued in silver or gold at various times and undergoing many changes of value.
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Origin of quinarius

1595–1605; <Latin quīnārius; seequinary
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