livre

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noun \ˈlēvrə\

Definition of livre

  1. 1 :  an old French monetary unit equal to 20 sols

  2. 2 :  a coin representing one livre

  3. 3 :  the pound of Lebanon

Origin and Etymology of livre

French, from Old French, from Latin libra, a unit of weight


First Known Use: 1553


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