Saint Andrew

noun Saint An·drew \-ˈan(ˌ)drü\

Definition of Saint Andrew

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of saint andrew

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


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