Krugerrand

noun
Kru·​ger·​rand | \ ˈkrü-gər-ˌrand How to pronounce Krugerrand (audio) , ˈkrü-gə-, -ˌränd, -ˌränt \
variants: or less commonly krugerrand

Definition of Krugerrand

: a one-ounce gold coin of the Republic of South Africa

First Known Use of Krugerrand

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Krugerrand

S. J. P. Kruger + rand

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“Krugerrand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Krugerrand. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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