Definition of groschen in English:

groschen

Pronunciation: /ˈɡrəʊʃ(ə)n//ˈɡrɒʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1(until the introduction of the euro in 2002) a monetary unit in Austria, equal to one hundredth of a schilling.

    • ‘Four talers, six groschen, ten pfennige, and eighty miles to Austria.’
    1. 1.1historical A small German silver coin.
    2. 1.2informal (until the introduction of the euro in 2002) a German ten-pfennig piece.

Origin

German, from Middle High German grosse, from medieval Latin (denarius) grossus thick (penny); compare with groat.

Pronunciation:

groschen

/ˈɡrəʊʃ(ə)n//ˈɡrɒʃ(ə)n/