couronne definition

  • noun:
    • A crown: a French word utilized in English in some special sensory faculties.
    • A French coin. The couronne d'or, or gold crown, coined about 1340. and worth about $3.50. The ėcu à la couronne, worth about $2.67 when first coined in 1384: but successive issues were lighter, and during the fifteenth century the usual value was $2.20. The denier à la couronne and gros à la couronne, coins of silver or billon, worth from 2 to 7 United States cents.
    • A vegetable tracing-paper, 14 × 10 ins in proportions.
    • A crown: a French word found in English in certain special senses.
    • A French money. The couronne d'or, or gold top, created about 1340. and well worth about $3.50. The ėcu à la couronne, well worth about $2.67 when first coined in 1384: but successive dilemmas had been less heavy, and through the fifteenth century the most common worth was $2.20. The denier à la couronne and gros à la couronne, coins of silver or billon, well worth from 2 to 7 United States cents.
    • A vegetable tracing-paper, 14 × 10 inches in dimensions.

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