- an aluminum bronze coin of Iceland, the 100th part of a króna.
Origin of eyrir
1925–30; < Icelandic; Old Norse: ounce, unit of money (cognate with Swedish öre) < Latin aureus golden
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The first part of the name Aurboda, the aur of many significations may be referred to eyrir, pl.Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3
Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
- an Icelandic monetary unit worth one hundredth of a krona
Word Origin for eyrir
Old Norse: ounce (of silver), money; related to Latin aureus golden
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