stater

[ stey-ter ]
/ ˈsteɪ tər /

noun

any of various gold or silver or electrum coin units or coins of the ancient Greek states or cities.

Origin of stater

1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin statēr < Greek statḗr, akin to histánai to place in the balance, literally, to make stand

Definition for stater (2 of 2)

stat2
[ stat ]
/ stæt /
Informal.

noun

Usually stats. statistics.

adjective

of, relating to, or containing statistics: Some sports fans memorize all the stat sheets published about a team.

Origin of stat

2
shortening of statistics, statistic
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British Dictionary definitions for stater

stater
/ (ˈsteɪtə) /

noun

any of various usually silver coins of ancient Greece

Word Origin for stater

C14: via Late Latin from Greek statēr a standard of weight, from histanai to stand
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Medicine definitions for stater

stat
[ stăt ]

adv.

With no delay.

adj.

Immediate.
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