Chervonets definition

Any of several former currencies of Russia: applied to various foreign gold coins prior to the reign of Peter I of Russia, then to a Russian gold coin of 1701-1757, and finally to a 1922 currency of the Soviet Union.
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Noun

Singular:
chervonets
Plural:
chervontsy

Origin of chervonets

  • Russian Черво́нец (Červónec), derived from червонное золото, "pure gold".

    From Wiktionary