conquibus

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Medieval Latin expression cum quibus, short for cum quibus dēnāriīs or cum quibus nummīs (with which money).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /konˈkwi.bus/, [koŋˈkwiːbus]
  • Hyphenation: con‧quì‧bus

Noun[edit]

conquibus m (uncountable)

  1. (humorous, informal) wherewithal, cash

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “conquibus” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2