moidore

[moi-dawr, -dohr]
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noun

a former gold coin of Portugal and Brazil.

Nearby words

  1. mohua,
  2. mohur,
  3. mohwa,
  4. mohács,
  5. moi,
  6. moiety,
  7. moil,
  8. moira,
  9. moirai,
  10. moire

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

noun

a former Portuguese gold coin

Word Origin for moidore

C18: from Portuguese moeda de ouro: money of gold

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