rix-dollar

rix-dollar

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

Origin:
1590–1600; partial translation of obsolete Dutch rijksdaler (cf. rijksdaalder); cognate with German Reichstaler reichsthaler, Danish rigsdaler rigsdaler

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rix-dollar (ˈrɪksˌdɒlə)
 
n
rijksdaaler, Also called: rigsdaler any of various former Scandinavian or Dutch small silver coins
 
[C16: partial translation of obsolete Dutch rijksdaler; rijk realm, kingdom]

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