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A resident of a particular state or type of state. Often used in combination: Lone Star staters; farm staters.
Any of various gold, silver, or electrum coins of ancient Greece.
[Middle English, from Late Latin statēr, from Greek, from histanai, sta-, to set on a scale, weigh; see system.]
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(Historical Terms) any of various usually silver coins of ancient Greece
[C14: via Late Latin from Greek statēr a standard of weight, from histanai to stand]
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any of various gold or silver or electrum coins of the ancient Greek states or cities.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin statēr < Greek statḗr, akin to histánai to place in the balance, weigh]
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|Noun||1.||stater - any of the various silver or gold coins of ancient Greece|
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
|2.||stater - a resident of a particular state or group of states; "Keystone stater"; "farm staters"|
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