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thaler

[ tah-ler ]
/ ˈtɑ lər /
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noun, plural tha·ler, tha·lers.

any of various former large coins of various German states; dollar.

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Origin of thaler

From German, dating back to 1780–90; see origin at dollar
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British Dictionary definitions for thaler

thaler

taler

/ (ˈtɑːlə) /

noun plural -ler or -lers

a former German, Austrian, or Swiss silver coin
from German; see dollar
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