krone

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noun (1)

kro·​ne ˈkrō-nə How to pronounce krone (audio)
plural kroner ˈkrō-nər How to pronounce krone (audio)
the basic monetary unit of Denmark and Norway see Money Table

krone

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noun (2)

kro·​ne ˈkrō-nə How to pronounce krone (audio)
plural kronen ˈkrō-nən How to pronounce krone (audio)
1
: the basic monetary unit of Austria from 1892 to 1925
2
: a coin representing one krone

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Danish, literally, crown

Noun (2)

German, literally, crown

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1885, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1895, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of krone was in 1885

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Cite this Entry

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

Kids Definition

krone 1 of 2

noun

kro·​ne ˈkrō-nə How to pronounce krone (audio)
plural kroner -nər How to pronounce krone (audio)
1
: the basic unit of money of Denmark and Norway
2
: a coin representing one krone

krone

2 of 2

noun

kro·​ne ˈkrō-nə How to pronounce krone (audio)
plural kronen -nən How to pronounce krone (audio)
: the basic unit of money of Austria from 1892 to 1925

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