Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The Franco-American name for a dollar, in use in Louisiana, Cuba, Hayti, etc.

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  • noun the currency of Haiti, divided into 100 centimes

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  • noun the basic unit of money in Haiti

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Haitian, from feminine of French gourd, dull, from Late Latin gurdus, blunt, from Latin, dullard.]

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