noun \ˈfe-nig, -nik, G ˈ(p)fe-ni\
plural pfennig also pfen·nigs \ˈfe-nigz, -niks\ or pfen·ni·ge \ˈ(p)fe-ni-gə, -ni-yə\

Definition of PFENNIG

:  a former monetary unit equal to 1100 deutsche mark

Origin of PFENNIG

German, from Old High German pfenning — more at penny
First Known Use: 1549

Rhymes with PFENNIG


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