Krugerrand

noun
Kru·​ger·​rand | \ˈkrü-gər-ˌrand, 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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