moidore

[moi-dawr, -dohr]

Origin of moidore

1695–1705; < Portuguese moeda de ouro coin of gold < Latin monēta dē aurō. See money, de, or3
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moidore

noun
  1. a former Portuguese gold coin

Word Origin for moidore

C18: from Portuguese moeda de ouro: money of gold
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