souverain

noun sou·ve·rain \ ˈsüvəˌrān \

Definition of souverain

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

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Origin and Etymology of souverain

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


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