krona

1 of 2

noun (1)

kro·​na ˈkrō-nə How to pronounce krona (audio)
plural kronor ˈkrō-ˌnȯr How to pronounce krona (audio) -nər How to pronounce krona (audio)
the basic monetary unit of Sweden see Money Table

krona

2 of 2

noun (2)

kro·​na ˈkrō-nə How to pronounce krona (audio)
plural kronur ˈkrō-nər How to pronounce krona (audio)
the basic monetary unit of Iceland see Money Table

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Swedish, literally, crown

Noun (2)

Icelandic krōna, literally, crown

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1875, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of krona was in 1875

Dictionary Entries Near krona

Cite this Entry

“Krona.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/krona. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

krona 1 of 2

noun

kro·​na ˈkrō-nə How to pronounce krona (audio)
plural kronor -ˌnȯ(ə)r How to pronounce krona (audio)
-nər
1
: the basic unit of money of Sweden
2
: a coin representing one krona

krona

2 of 2

noun

kro·​na ˈkrō-nə How to pronounce krona (audio)
plural kronur -nər How to pronounce krona (audio)
1
: the basic unit of money of Iceland
2
: a coin representing one krona
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