Meaning of pfennig

pfen•nig

Pronunciation: (fen'ig Ger. pfen'i&khlig), [key]
— pl. pfen•nigs, pfen•ni•ge
  1. a copper-coated iron coin and monetary unit of Germany, the 100th part of a Deutsche mark.
  2. (formerly) a minor coin and monetary unit of East Germany, the 100th part of an ostmark.
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