solidus etymology

Latin word solidus comes from Proto-Indo-European *solh₂-

Detailed word origin of solidus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*solh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) integrate, whole
solidus Latin (lat) (Medieval, historical) A bezant: the solidus's debased Byzantine successors.. (Medieval, historical) A shilling, as a unit of account or silver coin.. (historical) A solidus: a Roman ~23-carat gold coin introduced by Diocletian in AD 301. Solid.

Words with the same origin as solidus

Descendants of *solh₂-
saltem salutem sola solum