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ML: A gold coin of the Roman Empire.

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Usage examples (34)
  • Then he felt for the aureus in his waistcoat pocket.
  • Bacterial infection caused by staphylococous aureus.
  • This aureus was evidently lost or cast away in flight.
  • 'Ha! an aureus!' cried the attorney, and dashed upon it.
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