plural -s
: a gold coin of the Low Countries and especially of Brabant that was issued from the early 17th century until supplanted by the Belgian coinage of 1832

Word History


French, modification (influenced by souverain sovereign, from Old French soverain) of English sovereign entry 1

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“Souverain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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