Etymology
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denier (n.1)

medieval French silver coin corresponding to the English penny, early 15c., from Old French dener, a small coin of slight value, roughly equivalent to the English penny, in use in France from the time of Charlemagne to early modern times, from Latin denarium, from denarius, name of a Roman coin (source also of Spanish dinero); see denarius.

denier (n.2)

"one who denies," c. 1400, agent noun from deny (v.).

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Definitions of denier

denier (n.)
a unit of measurement for the fineness of silk or nylon or rayon;
with an evening dress one wears 10 denier stockings
denier (n.)
any of various former European coins of different denominations;
denier (n.)
one who denies;
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