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noun 
  1. type, Type or kind, in various uses of the phrase in specie.
  2. money, Money, especially in the form of coins made from precious metal, that has an intrinsic value; coinage.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 8:
    • :"Dick" Counterfly had absquatulated swiftly into the night, leaving his son with only a pocketful of and the tender admonition, "Got to "scram," kid " write if you get work."
Etymology: Originally in the phrase in specie; from Latin, speciÄ, ablative singular of species.


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