rijksdaalder

[ rahyks-dahl-der ]
/ ˈraɪksˌdɑl dər /

noun

a cupronickel or silver coin of the Netherlands, equal to 2½ guilders.
a former silver coin of the Netherlands, equal to 48 stivers; rix-dollar.

Nearby words

  1. rigsdag,
  2. rigsdaler,
  3. riis,
  4. riis, jacob august,
  5. rijeka,
  6. rijksdaaler,
  7. rijksmuseum,
  8. rijn,
  9. rijsttafel,
  10. rijswijk

Origin of rijksdaalder

1590–1600; < Dutch, equivalent to rijk realm, kingdom + connective -s- + daalder dollar; cf. rix-dollar

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