Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Roman silver coin, weighing about 80 grains, introduced by the emperor Caracalla, and worth a denarius and a half. It gradually supplanted the denarius, from which it may be distinguished by having the head of the emperor radiate. After a short time it became only a copper coin washed with silver.
- Latin: argenteus (of silver) (Wiktionary)
“Sixteen species of New Zealand's native freshwater fish have been recorded in the region including the threatened giant kokopu (Galaxias argenteus), short-jawed kokopu (G. postvectis), and the inanga (G. maculates) whose young are considered a culinary delicacy.”
“Inside this is a more diverse forest that includes the former species as well as Pisonia grandis, Pandanus tectorius, Pipturus argenteus, Sesbania coccinea, Cordia subcordata, Morinda citrifolia, and Calophyllum inophyllum.”
“Rex illius terræ habet palatium nobilissimum inter omnia quæ vidi altissime stat, et gradus et scalas habet altissimos, quorum semper vnus gradus est aureus, alius argenteus: Pauimentum vero vnum laterem habet de auro, alium de argento.”
“Diocletian's attempt to reestablish the currency with the issuing of the new gold aureus and silver argenteus failed, and bronze and silver coins continued to decline in value; silver coins ceased to be minted altogether by the 5th century.”
“He has also studied photographic processing, and assisted in photographing the famous Codex argenteus in colour, which made this source of the Gothic language available for research.”
“A tibi quanta domus rutila testudine fulgens, conexusque ebori uirgarum argenteus ordo, argutumque tuo stridentia limina cornu! heu querulae iam sponte fores! uacat ille beatus carcer, et angusti nusquam conuicia tecti!”
“Thymus argenteus tilia species tilling tobacco insecticide tomato tomato disease”
“-- Border, Oxalis tropæoloides; center, blue heliotrope, blue ageratum, or Acalypha marginata; cross about the center, Thymus argenteus, or centaurea; scallop outside the cross, blue lobelia; corners, inside border, santolina.”
“Nummus argenteus solidos quinque Anglicos valans, solidus dimidium solidi, et quarta pars; nummus Aeranus denarios duos Anglicos valens; denarius obolus; et quadrans.”
“I saw the famous _Codex argenteus_, in the library, the original manuscript of”
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