Etymology
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groschen (n.)

1610s, small silver coin formerly used in Germany and Austria, from German groschen, altered from Czech groš, name of a coin (about one-thirtieth of a thaler), from Medieval Latin (denarius) grossus, literally "a thick coin," from Latin grossus "thick" (see gross (adj.), and compare groat).

updated on April 23, 2015

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Definitions of groschen from WordNet

groschen (n.)
100 groschen equal 1 schilling in Austria;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.