plural grosze ˈgrȯsh How to pronounce grosz (audio) and groszy ˈgrȯ-shē How to pronounce grosz (audio)
: 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.

Word History

Etymology

Polish

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of grosz was in 1916

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“Grosz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grosz. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Biographical Definition

Grosz

biographical name

George 1893–1959 American (German-born) painter
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