rix-dollar

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Definition of rix-dollar

1 : any of various old dollar coins of Germany, the Netherlands, or Scandinavia : reichsthaler, rigsdaler, riksdaler, rijksdaalder
2 : any of several silver coins formerly issued by England for colonies (such as Ceylon and Cape Colony)

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History and Etymology for rix-dollar

partial translation of obsolete Dutch rijksdaler

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“Rix-dollar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rix-dollar. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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