Saint Andrew

noun
Saint An·​drew | \ -ˈan(ˌ)drü \

Definition of Saint Andrew

: a Scottish gold coin first issued by Robert III (1390–1406) having a representation of St. Andrew on the reverse and a lion rampant over the shield of Scotland on the obverse

called also lion

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History and Etymology for Saint Andrew

after St. Andrew †60 a.d., one of the twelve apostles, patron saint of Scotland

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“Saint Andrew.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saint%20Andrew. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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