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rix-dollar

[ riks-dol-er ]
/ ˈrɪksˌdɒl ər /
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noun
any of various silver coins, as the Danish rigsdaler, the Dutch rijksdaalder, or the German reichsthaler, of about equal value.
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Origin of rix-dollar

1590–1600; partial translation of obsolete Dutch rijksdaler (cf. rijksdaalder); cognate with German Reichstalerreichsthaler, Danish rigsdalerrigsdaler
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rix-dollar
/ (ˈrɪksˌdɒlə) /

noun
any of various former Scandinavian or Dutch small silver coinsAlso called: rijksdaaler, rigsdaler

Word Origin for rix-dollar

C16: partial translation of obsolete Dutch rijksdaler; rijk realm, kingdom
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