denier: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (di-nī'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who denies.


Pronunciation: (du-nēr' or, esp. for 1, den'yur Fr. du-nyā'), [key]
— n.
  1. a unit of weight indicating the fineness of fiber filaments and yarns, both silk and synthetic, and equal to a yarn weighing one gram per each 9000 meters: used esp. in indicating the fineness of women's hosiery.
  2. any of various coins issued in French-speaking regions, esp. a coin of France, originally of silver but later of copper, introduced in the 8th century and continued until 1794.
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