livre

noun
\ ˈlēvrᵊ How to pronounce livre (audio) \

Definition of livre

1 : an old French monetary unit equal to 20 sols
2 : a coin representing one livre
3 : the pound of Lebanon and Sudan

First Known Use of livre

1588, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for livre

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

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The first known use of livre was in 1588

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