argid

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

argid (plural argids)

  1. (zoology) Any member of the Argidae.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish argat (silver), from Proto-Celtic *argantom (compare Welsh arian), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erǵ- (to shine) (compare Latin argentum (silver)).

Noun[edit]

argid m

  1. money
  2. silver
    Ta'n airh ny strimmey na'n argid ― The gold is heavier than the silver.

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