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

Definition of rentenmark

  1. :  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used for banknotes issued in 1923 to stabilize currency, made equivalent to one billion inflated imperial marks, and superseded by the reichsmark

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of rentenmark

German, from rente income (from Old French) + mark — more at rent, mark

First Known Use: 1923

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up rentenmark? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!