rappen

noun
rap·​pen | \ ˈrä-pən How to pronounce rappen (audio) \
variants: or Rappen
plural rappen or Rappen

Definition of rappen

: the centime of Switzerland

Note: In the past, rappen was occasionally used as a general term for a small Swiss coin.

First Known Use of rappen

1838, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rappen

German, from German dialect, literally, raven

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“Rappen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rappen. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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