Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

livre

play
noun \ˈlēvrə\

Definition of livre

  1. 1 :  an old French monetary unit equal to 20 sols

  2. 2 :  a coin representing one livre

  3. 3 :  the pound of Lebanon



Origin and Etymology of livre

French, from Old French, from Latin libra, a unit of weight


First Known Use: 1553


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up livre? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).