kreu·​zer ˈkrȯit-sər How to pronounce kreuzer (audio)
: a small coin formerly used in Austria and Germany

Word History


German, from Kreuz cross; from its markings

First Known Use

1547, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kreuzer was in 1547

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Cite this Entry

“Kreuzer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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