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kreu·zeror kreut·zer (kroit′sər)
Any of several small coins of low value formerly used in Austria and Germany.
[German, from Middle High German kriuzer, from kriuze, cross (from their having originally been stamped with a cross), from Old High German krūzi, from Latin crux, cruc-.]
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(Currencies) any of various former copper and silver coins of Germany or Austria
[C16: from German Kreuzer, from Kreuz cross, from Latin crux; referring to the cross originally stamped upon such coins]
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or kreu•zer(ˈkrɔɪt sər)
any of various former minor coins used in Germany and Austria.
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