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kroon

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noun, plural kroons, kroon·i [kroo-nee] /ˈkru ni/.
  1. an aluminum bronze coin and monetary unit of Estonia from 1928 to 1940 and from 1992 to 2010, when it was replaced by the euro, equal to 100 marks or senti.

Origin of kroon

< Estonian < Swedish krona krona
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Historical Examples

  • To this list Kroon adds a case corresponding fully to the requirements of Colles's Law.

    The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation

    Austin O'Malley

  • Kroon's experiments led him to conclude that the valerianate of atropia was the most useful.


British Dictionary definitions for kroon

kroon

noun plural kroons or krooni (ˈkruːnɪ)
  1. the standard monetary unit of Estonia, divided into 100 senti

Word Origin

Estonian kron, from German Krone krone ²
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