franc: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (frangk Fr. frän), [key]
— pl. francs
- an aluminum or nickel coin and monetary unit of France, equal to 100 centimes. Abbr.: F., f., Fr, fr.
- any of the monetary units of various other nations and territories, as Belgium, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Martinique, Senegal, Switzerland, and Tahiti, equal to 100 centimes.
- a former silver coin of France, first issued under Henry III.
- a former monetary unit of Algeria, Guinea, and Morocco.
- franc (Thesaurus)