Definition of rappen in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrap(ə)n/

noun (plural same)

A monetary unit in the German-speaking cantons of Switzerland and in Liechtenstein, equal to one hundredth of the Swiss franc.


From German Rappe 'raven', with reference to the depiction of the head of a raven on a medieval coin.

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