Definitions for pfennigˈfɛn ɪg; Ger. ˈpfɛn ɪx; Ger. ˈpfɛn ɪ gə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pfen•nigˈfɛn ɪg; Ger. ˈpfɛn ɪx; Ger. ˈpfɛn ɪ gə(n.)(pl.)pfen•nig, pfen•nigs, pfen•ni•ge
a unit of currency in Germany, equal to 1/100 of the mark.
Origin of pfennig:
1540–50; < G: penny
100 pfennigs formerly equaled 1 Deutsche Mark in Germany
One one-hundredth of the former German mark .
Origin: * Pfennig
a small copper coin of Germany. It is the hundredth part of a mark, or about a quarter of a cent in United States currency