Livre

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livre

[′lēv·rə]
(mechanics)
A unit of mass, used in France, equal to 0.5 kilogram.

Livre

 

(1) The monetary unit of France until the introduction in 1799 of the franc.

(2) A silver coin in France in the Middle Ages, minted until 1720. In 1834 money issued in the form of livres was withdrawn from circulation.