Specie
Specie Spe"cie, n. [Formed as a singular from species, in sense 5.] Coin; hard money. [1913 Webster]

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  • specie — SPÉCIE, specii, s.f. 1. (biol.) Categorie (reprezentând o subdiviziune a genului) care cuprinde fiinţe cu trăsături şi caracteristici comune. 2. Soi, varietate, clasă, categorie. – lat. lit. species (fr. espèce). Trimis de pan111, 23.08.2004.… …   Dicționar Român

  • specie — spe·cie / spē shē, sē/ n [from in specie, from Latin, in kind]: money in coin in specie: in the identical form and without alteration or substitution an agreement to be carried out in specie Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster.… …   Law dictionary

  • specie — / spɛtʃe/ (ant. spezie / spɛtsje/) [dal lat. species, propr. aspetto, forma esteriore ], invar. ■ s.f. 1. (lett., non com.) [forma esteriore] ▶◀ apparenza, aspetto, parvenza, sembianza, veste. ‖ immagine. ● Espressioni: fare specie [suscitare… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Specie — Spe ci*e, abl. of L. species sort, kind. Used in the phrase in specie, that is, in sort, in kind, in (its own) form. [1913 Webster] [The king] expects a return in specie from them [i. e., kindness for kindness]. Dryden. [1913 Webster] {In specie} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • specie — spe‧cie [ˈspiːʆiː ǁ ʆiː, siː] noun [uncountable] FINANCE money in the form of coins, not bank notes: • The government announced it was prepared to exchange paper money for specie. * * * specie UK US /ˈspiːʃi/ noun [U] FINANCE, MONEY ► coins,… …   Financial and business terms

  • specie — (n.) 1610s, coin, money in the form of coins (as opposed to paper money or bullion), from phrase in specie in the real or actual form (1550s), from L. in specie in kind, ablative of species kind, form, sort (see SPECIES (Cf. species)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • specie — [spē′shē, spē′sē] n. [abl. of L species: used in E from occurrence in the phrase (paid) in specie] coin, as distinguished from paper money; also, coin made of precious, as distinguished from base, metal in specie 1. in kind 2. in coin …   English World dictionary

  • Specie — may refer to: * Coins or other metal money * Commodity metalee also* Species …   Wikipedia

  • Specie — (engl., spr. ßpīschĭ), Bargeld, s. Kontant …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • specie — cash, currency, *money, legal tender, coin, coinage …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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