grosz

noun
\ ˈgrȯsh How to pronounce grosz (audio) \
plural grosze\ ˈgrȯsh How to pronounce grosze (audio) \ and groszy\ ˈgrȯ-​shē How to pronounce groszy (audio) \

Definition of grosz

 (Entry 1 of 2)

a a Polish monetary unit equal to ¹/₁₀₀ zloty — see zloty at Money Table

Note: The plural grosze is used for the denomination two; groszy is used for more than two.

Grosz

biographical name
\ ˈgrōs How to pronounce Grosz (audio) \

Definition of Grosz (Entry 2 of 2)

George 1893–1959 American (German-born) painter

First Known Use of grosz

Noun

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for grosz

Noun

Polish

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“Grosz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grosz. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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