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n. pl. pfennig or pfen·nigs
A coin formerly used in Germany, worth 1/100 of a deutsche mark
[German, from Middle High German pfennic, from Old High German pfenning.]
pfennig(ˈfɛnɪɡ; German ˈpfɛnɪç )
n, pl -nigs or -nige (German -nɪɡə )
1. (Currencies) a former German monetary unit worth one hundredth of a Deutschmark
2. (Currencies) (formerly) a monetary unit worth one hundredth of an East German ostmark
pfen•nig(ˈfɛn ɪg; Ger. ˈpfɛn ɪx)
n., pl. pfen•nig, pfen•nigs, pfen•ni•ge (Ger. ˈpfɛn ɪ gə)
a unit of currency in Germany, equal to 1/100 of the mark.
[1540–50; < German: penny]