ariento

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Noun[edit]

ariento m (plural arienti)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative form of argento

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin argentum (silver), from Proto-Italic *argentom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂r̥ǵn̥tóm.

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Noun[edit]

ariento m (plural arientos)

  1. a certain silver coin used in the kingdoms of Castile and León
  2. (biblical) a piece of silver, a shekel
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 5v.
      E vendieró le por. xx. ariétos. El ariento ualia dẏńo ¬ medio. ço ſó xxx. dẏneros.
      And [so] they sold him for twenty shekels. The shekel was worth a denarius and a half, so it was thirty denarii [in all].

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