riksdaler

noun riks·da·ler \ˈriksˌdälə(r)\

Definition of riksdaler

plural

riksdalers

  1. :  an old Swedish dollar similar to the German reichsthaler and serving as the country's basic monetary unit from the 16th century to 1878; also :  a coin representing one riksdaler

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Origin and Etymology of riksdaler

Swedish, from rike kingdom, realm (from Old Norse rīki) + daler — more at rich


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