Meaning of specie

spe•cie

Pronunciation: (spē'shē, -sē), [key]
— n.
  1. coined money; coin.
  2. Such treachery should be repaid in specie.
    1. in the same kind.
    2. (of money) in coin.
    3. in a similar manner; in kind:Such treachery should be repaid in specie.
    4. Law.in the identical shape, form, etc., as specified.

spe•cie

Pronunciation: (spē'shē, -sē), [key]
— n. Nonstandard.
  1. species.
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