Specie

Definition of Specie

Spe´cie
abl.1.abl. of L. species sort, kind. Used in the phrase in specie, that is, in sort, in kind, in (its own) form.
"[The king] expects a return in specie from them" [i. e., kindness for kindness].
- Dryden.
In specie
(Law) in precise or definite form; specifically; according to the exact terms; of the very thing.
n.1.Coin; hard money.

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