Pronunciation: (lē'vur; Fr. lē'vru), [key]
—pl. -vresPronunciation: (-vurz; Fr. -vru). [key]
a former money of account and group of coins of France, issued in coin form first in gold, then in silver, finally in copper, and discontinued in 1794.
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