pecunious

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin pecūnia (money).

AdjectiveEdit

pecunious (comparative more pecunious, superlative most pecunious)

  1. With money, wealthy; financially independent.
    • 1986, Stella Lowder, Inside Third World Cities[1], ISBN 9780709916475, page 182:
      Initially these outlets catered for the more pecunious element in the population and sold imported and processed goods, ...
  2. (figuratively) rich (of quality, etc.)

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