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Meaning of SPECIE

Pronunciation:  'speeshee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  coins collectively
 

SPECIE is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: coinage, metal money, mintage
 
 See Also: coin, currency

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Spe"ci*e\,
    abl. of L. species sort, kind. Used in the phrase in specie,
    that is, in sort, in kind, in (its own) form.
    
          ``[The king] expects a return in specie from them'' [i.
          e., kindness for kindness].              --Dryden.
    
    {In specie} (Law), in precise or definite form; specifically;
       according to the exact terms; of the very thing.
    
    
  2. \Spe"cie\, n. [Formed as a singular from species, in
    sense 5.]
    Coin; hard money.
    
    
 

 

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