Definition of Penni

1. Noun. 100 pennia formerly equaled 1 markka in Finland.

Generic synonyms: Finnish Monetary Unit
Group relationships: Finnish Mark, Markka



Definition of Penni

1. a Finnish coin [n -NIA or -NIS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penni

pennate
pennate muscle
pennated
pennatula
pennatulacea
penne
penne rigate
penned
penneech
penneechs
penneeck
penneecks
penner
penners
pennes
penni (current term)
pennia
pennied
pennies
penniform
pennigerous
penniless
pennilessly
pennilessness
pennill
pennine
penninerved
penning
pennipotent
pennis

Literary usage of Penni

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1. Memoirs of Early Italian Painters by Jameson (Anna) (1895)
"Raphael had left by his will his two favorite scholars, Gian Francesco penni and Giulio Romano, as executors, and to them he bequeathed the task of ..."

2. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1908)
"The landscape with ruins of Rome bears all the characteristics of Giovanni Francesco penni; Giovanni da Udine, to whom it was formerly attributed, ..."

3. A History of Egypt Under the Pharaohs: Derived Entirely from the Monuments by Heinrich Karl Brugsch, Henry Danby Seymour (1881)
"... of the name of penni, who, in his office as Adon or governor of the land of Wawa, died and was buried in this lonely region. ..."

4. Painters, Sculptors, Architects, Engravers, and Their Works: A Handbook by Clara Erskine Clement Water (1881)
"By his will he gave all his works of art to Giulio Romano and Francesco penni. He provided generously for the Fornarina. His house in Rome was given to Bib- ..."

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