[ rah-puhn ]

noun,plural rap·pen.
  1. a bronze coin and monetary unit of Switzerland; centime.

Origin of rappen

1830–40; <Swiss German; late Middle High German rappen a type of coin first minted in Alsace, literally, raven (a jocular reference to the eagle on the coin), declensional variant of Middle High German rappe, a by-form of raben,Old High German hraban;see raven1

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