or ta·ler


noun, plural tha·ler, tha·lers.

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

Origin of thaler

From German, dating back to 1780–90; see origin at dollar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -ler or -lers

a former German, Austrian, or Swiss silver coin

Word Origin for thaler

from German; see dollar
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