Saint Andrew

noun

Saint An·​drew
-ˈan(ˌ)drü
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Saint Andrew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saint%20Andrew. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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