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talentum ī (gen plur. talentūm, C., L.), n

, τάλαντον, a talent, half a hundred-weight (a Grecian standard of weight): auri eborisque talenta, V.—A talent (a Grecian standard of value, usu. of sixty minae, equal to about £233 sterling or $1132 in gold): quinquaginta ei talenta adferre: decem milia talentūm: argenti, V.: Mille talenta rotundentur, H.; cf. talentum ne minus pondo octaginta Romanis ponderibus pendat (i. e. the great talent of eighty minae), L.

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