rigsdaler

noun rigs·da·ler \ ˈrigzˌdälə(r) \

Definition of rigsdaler

plural -s
:a Danish dollar coin similar to the German reichsthaler and used up to the late 19th century

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Origin and Etymology of rigsdaler

Danish, from rig kingdom, realm (from Old Norse rīki) + daler


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