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EtymologyEdit

Blend of teuer (expensive) +‎ Euro (euro), first used by the German satire magazine Titanic in 1997 when the name of the upcoming currency was decided and popularized by the magazine Focus in 2001/2002 on its circulation.

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NounEdit

Teuro m (genitive Teuros, plural Teuros)

  1. (derogatory) euro (referring to a rise in price associated with the circulation of the currency)

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