noun, plural sol·i·di [sol-i-dahy] /ˈsɒl ɪˌdaɪ/.
Origin of solidus1
noun Physical Chemistry.
Origin of solidus2
Examples from the Web for solidi
If anyone kills a Roman tributarius, he shall pay 63 solidi.
If the thumb or the toe hangs useless, he shall pay 1,200 denarii, which make 30 solidi.
It is agreed that if either of us shall try to break this compact he shall pay — solidi, and the compact shall still hold.
If anyone cuts off the thumb or the great toe of another, he shall pay 2,000 denarii, which make 50 solidi.
Which is as much as to say, that the sickle equalled fourteen solidi, less four deniers; or 13-2/3 solidi.
noun plural -di (-ˌdaɪ)
Word Origin for solidus
late 14c., plural solidi, used of both English shilling and Roman gold coin, from Late Latin solidus, an imperial Roman coin (worth about 25 denarii), from nummus solidus, literally "solid coin" (see solid (adj.)).