Ambrosin Am"bro*sin, n. [LL. Ambrosinus nummus.] An early coin struck by the dukes of Milan, and bearing the figure of St. Ambrose on horseback. [1913 Webster]

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  • ambrosin — ˈambrəˌzin, ēn noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin Ambrosinus (nummus), literally, Ambrosian coin, from St. Ambrose (Ambrosius) + Latin inus ine : a Milanese gold or silver coin of the late 13th and early 14th centuries having as device a figure… …   Useful english dictionary

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