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1. Any of various gold coins formerly used in certain European countries.
2. Slang
a. A piece of money.
b. An admission ticket.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Old Italian ducato, from Medieval Latin ducātus, duchy (a word used on one of the early ducats); see duchy.]
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1. (Currencies) any of various former European gold or silver coins, esp those used in Italy or the Netherlands
2. (Currencies) (often plural) any coin or money
[C14: from Old French, from Old Italian ducato coin stamped with the doge's image, from duca doge, from Latin dux leader]
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(ˈdʌk ət)

1. any of several gold coins formerly issued in various parts of Europe.
2. Slang. a ticket to a public performance.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < early Italian ducato < Medieval Latin ducātus duchy]
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Noun1.ducat - formerly a gold coin of various European countriesducat - formerly a gold coin of various European countries
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
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[ˈdʌkɪt] Nducado m (moneda)
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n (Hist) → Dukaten m
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A market agio above 4.17 would encourage the deposit of dukaten, an agio below 3.45 would encourage the withdrawal of rijders, and an agio in between would create no arbitrage incentives.