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euro

noun eu·ro \ ˈyu̇r-(ˌ)ō \
variants: or less commonly Euro

Definition of euro

plural euros also euro or Euros or Euro
: the common basic monetary unit of most countries of the European Union
Note: As of January 1, 2014 the euro is used in Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain. It is also used in the Canary Islands, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, and the independent, non-E.U. members Andorra, Kosovo, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, and Vatican City.
— see Money Table

Origin and Etymology of euro

short for the equivalent of Europe or European in the languages of the European Union


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euro

noun eu·ro \ ˈyu̇r-(ˌ)ō \

Definition of euro

plural euros

Origin and Etymology of euro

Adnyamathanha (Australian aboriginal language of South Australia) yuru

Other Monetary Terms


Euro

adjective Eu·ro \ ˈyu̇r-(ˌ)ō \

Definition of Euro

Euro

noun

First Known Use of euro

1980

in the meaning defined above

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euro

noun eu·ro \ ˈyu̇r-ō \

Definition of euro for Students

plural euros
: a coin or bill used by many countries of the European Union


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