angster

noun
ang·​ster | \ ˈäŋzte(r), -ŋ(k)st- \
plural -s

Definition of angster

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

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First Known Use of angster

1811, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angster

German, from Middle High German, from Medieval Latin angustus thin, from Latin, narrow

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“Angster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angster. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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