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n. pl. au·rar (ou′rär′, œ′rär′)
An Icelandic unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the krona.

[Icelandic, from Old Norse, money, probably from Latin aurum, gold.]


n, pl aurar (ˈɔːrɑː)
(Currencies) an Icelandic monetary unit worth one hundredth of a krona
[Old Norse: ounce (of silver), money; related to Latin aureus golden]


(ˈeɪ rɪər)

n., pl. au•rar (ˈɔɪ rɑr)
a monetary unit of Iceland, equal to 1/100 of a króna.
[1925–30; < Icelandic; Old Norse: ounce, unit of money < Latin aureus golden]
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Noun1.eyrir - 100 aurar equal 1 krona in Iceland
Icelandic monetary unit - monetary unit in Iceland
Icelandic krona, krona - the basic unit of money in Iceland
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