Definitions for "Livre"
Keywords:  pound, proust, lavoisier, sous, gros
A French money of account, afterward a silver coin equal to 20 sous. It is not now in use, having been superseded by the franc.
An French form of currency used in the 17th and 18th centuries.
a money of account formally used in France and French colonies originally worth a pound of silver.
The livre tournois was more or less the equivalent of a sovereign, the livre parisis worth about five shillings more. (Shaw, M.R.B. Joinville & Villehardouin: Chronicles of the Crusades, 362)
Keywords:  coin, old, weight, unit
Old coin or a unit of weight