Definition of groschen in US English:

groschen

noun

  • 1A monetary unit of Austria (until the introduction of the euro), 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 A German ten-pfennig piece.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

groschen

/ˈɡrōSHən/