krone

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[ kroh-nuh ]
/ ˈkroʊ nə /

noun, plural kro·ner [kroh-ner]. /ˈkroʊ nər/.

a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Denmark, equal to 100 öre. Abbreviation: Kr., kr.
a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Norway, equal to 100 öre. Abbreviation: Kr., kr.

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Origin of krone

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1870–75; <Danish, Norwegian <Middle Low German <Medieval Latin corōna;see króna

Definition for krone (2 of 2)

krone2
[ kroh-nuh ]
/ ˈkroʊ nə /

noun, plural kro·nen [kroh-nuhn]. /ˈkroʊ nən/.

a former gold coin of Germany, equal to 10 marks.

Origin of krone

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From German, dating back to 1870–75; see origin at krone1
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British Dictionary definitions for krone (1 of 2)

krone1
/ (ˈkrəʊnə) /

noun plural -ner (-nə)

the standard monetary unit of Denmark, the Faeroe Islands, and Greenland, divided into 100 øre
the standard monetary unit of Norway, divided into 100 øre

Word Origin for krone

C19: from Danish or Norwegian, from Middle Low German krōne, ultimately from Latin corōna crown

British Dictionary definitions for krone (2 of 2)

krone2
/ (ˈkrəʊnə) /

noun plural -nen (-nən)

a former German gold coin worth ten marks
a former Austrian monetary unit

Word Origin for krone

C19: from German, literally: crown; see krone 1
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