noun ang·ster \ˈäŋzte(r), -ŋ(k)st-\

Definition of angster



  1. :  a Swiss minor coin of copper issued in various cantons from the 15th to the 19th centuries

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Origin and Etymology of angster

German, from Middle High German, from Medieval Latin angustus thin, from Latin, narrow — more at anguish

First Known Use: 1811

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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