aureus

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin aureus (golden; gold coin equivalent to 25 denarii), noun use of adjective, from aurum (gold).

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aureus (plural aurei)

  1. A gold coin, minted in the Roman Empire from approximately 100 BCE to 309 CE, equal to 25 denarii.

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From aurum (gold).

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Adjective[edit]

aureus m (feminine aurea, neuter aureum); first/second declension

  1. Made of gold, golden; gilded.
  2. Of the color of gold, gold-colored; shining or glittering like gold.
  3. (figuratively) Golden, beautiful, splendid, magnificent, excellent.
  4. (substantive) A gold coin equivalent to 25 denarii, aureus.

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First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative aureus aurea aureum aureī aureae aurea
genitive aureī aureae aureī aureōrum aureārum aureōrum
dative aureō aureae aureō aureīs aureīs aureīs
accusative aureum auream aureum aureōs aureās aurea
ablative aureō aureā aureō aureīs aureīs aureīs
vocative auree aurea aureum aureī aureae aurea

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