from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In respect to kind
  • adv. In the actual form, especially in the context of a distribution of assets or a loan repayment.
  • adv. In coin or monetary metal, in contrast to fiat currency or other paper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in precise or definite form; specifically; according to the exact terms; of the very thing.


From Latin, specie, the ablative singular form of species ("kind", "form", or "type") (Wiktionary)


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