reichspfennig

[ rahyks-fen-ig; German rahykhs-pfen-ikh ]
/ ˈraɪksˌfɛn ɪg; German ˈraɪxsˌpfɛn ɪx /

noun, plural reichs·pfen·nigs; German reichs·pfen·ni·ge [rahykhs-pfen-i-guh]. /ˈraɪxsˌpfɛn ɪ gə/.

a former bronze coin of Germany, one 100th of a reichsmark.

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Origin of reichspfennig

First recorded in 1915–20; from German: literally, “Reich penny”
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