Moidore
Moidore Moi"dore, n. [Pg. moeda d'ouro, lit., coin of gold. Cf. {Money}, and {Aureate}.] A gold coin of Portugal, valued at about 27s. sterling. [1913 Webster]

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  • moidore — [moi′dôr΄] n. [Port moeda d ouro, lit., coin of gold < L moneta, money + aurum, gold] a former gold coin of Portugal and Brazil …   English World dictionary

  • Moidore — A moidore is a Portuguese gold coin, minted from 1640 to 1732. Contents 1 History 1.1 Sphere of circulation 2 Literary references 3 References …   Wikipedia

  • Moidore — Münzgewicht für einen Moidore Der moidore ist eine Portugiesische Goldmünze, die zwischen 1640 und 1732 geprägt wurde. Der Moidore wurde in Westeuropa, Westindien und teilweise auch auf Barbados als Währung verwendet. Der Name moidore ist aus dem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • moidore — /moy dawr, dohr/, n. a former gold coin of Portugal and Brazil. [1695 1705; < Pg moeda de ouro coin of gold < L moneta de auro. See MONEY, DE, OR3] * * * …   Universalium

  • moidore — mɔɪdÉ”r / dɔː n. type of gold Portuguese coin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moidore — [ mɔɪdɔ:] noun a Portuguese gold coin, current in England in the early 18th century. Origin from Port. moeda d ouro money of gold …   English new terms dictionary

  • moidore — moi·dore …   English syllables

  • moidore — /ˈmɔɪdɔ/ (say moydaw) noun a former gold coin of Portugal. {corruption of Portuguese moeda d ouro, literally, gold coin} …   Australian English dictionary

  • moidore —   n. ancient Portuguese gold coin …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • moidore — n. hist. a Portuguese gold coin, current in England in the 18th c. Etymology: Port. moeda d ouro money of gold …   Useful english dictionary

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