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collybus (collŭbus ), i, m., = κόλλυβος [prob. of Phoenicio-Semitic origin, kindr. with the Heb. , to change],
I.the exchange of coins of different kinds, or of different countries, agio.
I. Prop., Cic. Att. 12, 6, 1; Cassiod. Parm. ap. Suet. Aug. 4.—
II. Meton., the rate or premium of exchange, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 78, § 181.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 12.6.1
    • Cicero, Against Verres, 2.3.181
    • Suetonius, Divus Augustus, 4
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