halier

[ hah-lyer ]
/ ˈhɑ lyɛr /

noun, plural ha·lier ha·liers.

a monetary unit of Slovakia until the euro was adopted, one 100th of a koruna.

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Origin of halier

First recorded in 1990–95; from Slovak, from the same source as Czech haléř; see origin at haler, heller2
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