louis

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Louis, the name of certain Kings of France.

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Noun[edit]

louis m (plural louis)

  1. (historical) A gold or silver coin bearing the image of the King of France (from Louis XIII to Louis XVI).
  2. (historical) Specifically, a gold coin bearing the image of the King of France (from Louis XIII to Louis XVI) and worth between 10 and 24 livres (pounds).
  3. (historical) By analogy, a gold coin bearing the image of Napoleon and worth 20 francs.
  4. (historical) Hence, 20 francs.

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Noun[edit]

louis m (plural louis)

  1. (numismatics) pound