kreutzer

[ kroit-ser ]
/ ˈkrɔɪt sər /

noun

any of various former minor coins issued by German states.
a former copper coin of Austria, the 100th part of a florin.

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Origin of kreutzer

1540–50; <German Kreuzer, equivalent to Kreuzcross (originally the device on the coin) + -er-er1

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Kreutzer
[ kroit-ser; French krœ-tser ]
/ ˈkrɔɪt sər; French krœˈtsɛr /

noun

Ro·dolphe [raw-dawlf], /rɔˈdɔlf/, 1766–1831, French violinist.
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kreutzer

kreuzer

/ (ˈkrɔɪtsə) /

noun

any of various former copper and silver coins of Germany or Austria

Word Origin for kreutzer

C16: from German Kreuzer, from Kreuz cross, from Latin crux; referring to the cross originally stamped upon such coins
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