noun, sometimes capitalized
ren·​ten·​mark | \ ˈrentᵊnˌmärk\

Definition of rentenmark

: a temporary German monetary unit used for banknotes issued in 1923 to stabilize currency, made equivalent to one billion inflated imperial marks, and superseded by the reichsmark

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First Known Use of rentenmark

1923, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rentenmark

German, from rente income (from Old French) + mark

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