Latin definition for: aureus, aurei


  • declension: 2nd declension
  • gender: masculine


  1. gold coin (equivalent to 25 silver denarii at Rome) (120 grains/0.25 oz.)
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: Legal, Government, Tax, Financial, Political, Titles
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: For Dictionary, in top 10,000 words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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