denier

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old French denier, from Latin denarius.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: dənî(r)', IPA(key): /dəˈnɪə(r)/ (coin)
  • enPR: dĕn'ĭə(r), IPA(key): /ˈdɛnɪə(r)/ (unit of fineness of yarn)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)

Noun[edit]

denier (plural deniers)

  1. (now historical) An old French coin worth one-twelfth of a sou.
    • 2011, Norman Davies, Vanished Kingdoms, Penguin 2012, p. 117:
      A bronze denier bearing the inscription CONRADUS around a central cross, was minted in Lugdunum.
  2. A unit of weight which indicates the fineness of fiber or yarn, equal to one gram per 9000 meters, used especially to measure or indicate the fineness of hosiery.
    • 2002, Jill Mansell, Staying at Daisy's:
      Upstairs she rummaged through her chest of drawers, finally unearthing an unopened pack of ten denier barely blacks.
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Etymology 2[edit]

deny + -er.

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Noun[edit]

denier (plural deniers)

  1. Person who denies something.
    Holocaust denier (see Wikipedia:Holocaust denial)
    Global warming denier (see Wikipedia:Global warming denial)
    AIDS denier (see Wikipedia:AIDS denial)
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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

denier

  1. denier (unit of measure)
  2. denier (old coin)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French denier, Latin dēnārius.

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Noun[edit]

denier m (plural deniers)

  1. denier (coin)
  2. (by extension) money
  3. denier (unit of weight)

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French denier, Latin dēnārius.

Noun[edit]

denier m (plural deniers)

  1. denier (coin)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēnārius.

Noun[edit]

denier m (oblique plural deniers, nominative singular deniers, nominative plural denier)

  1. denier (coin)

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