kreuzer

noun
kreu·​zer | \ ˈkrȯit-sər How to pronounce kreuzer (audio) \

Definition of kreuzer

: a small coin formerly used in Austria and Germany

First Known Use of kreuzer

1547, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kreuzer

German, from Kreuz cross; from its markings

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“Kreuzer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kreuzer. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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