[ duhk-uh-toon, duhk-uh-toon ]
/ ˈdʌk əˌtun, ˌdʌk əˈtun /
a former silver coin of the Netherlands, used through the 17th and 18th centuries: equal to three gulden.
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Also duc·a·ton [duhk-uh-ton]. /ˈdʌk əˌtɒn/.
Origin of ducatoon
1605–15; <French ducaton, diminutive of ducatducat
Words nearby ducatoon
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Example sentences from the Web for ducatoon
A common punishment costs the master a rix-dollar, and a severe one a ducatoon, about six shillings and eight-pence.