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moidore

[ moi-dawr, -dohr ]
/ ˈmɔɪ dɔr, -doʊr /
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noun

a former gold coin of Portugal and Brazil.

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Origin of moidore

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

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British Dictionary definitions for moidore

moidore
/ (ˈmɔɪdɔː) /

noun

a former Portuguese gold coin

Word Origin for moidore

C18: from Portuguese moeda de ouro: money of gold
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