any of various former silver coins issued by various German states between the 15th and 19th cent.
Origin of talerGer: see dollar
nounpl. taler or ta·lers also thaler or tha·lers
Any of numerous silver coins that served as a unit of currency in certain Germanic countries between the 15th and 19th centuries.
Origin of talerGerman; see dollar.
- Germanic unit of currency used between the 15th and 19th centuries.