louis d'or

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louis d'or

(ˌluːɪ ˈdɔː; French lwi dɔr)
n, pl louis d'or (ˌluːɪz ˈdɔː; French lwi dɔr)
1. (Currencies) a former French gold coin worth 20 francs
2. (Currencies) an old French coin minted in the reign of Louis XIII
Often shortened to: louis
[C17: from French: golden louis, named after Louis XIII]

lou•is d'or

(ˌlu i ˈdɔr)

n., pl. lou•is d'or (ˌlu iz, ˌlu i)
a former gold coin of France, issued from 1640 to 1795.
[1680–90; < French: literally, louis of gold; after Louis XIII]
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Noun1.louis d'or - a former French gold coinlouis d'or - a former French gold coin    
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
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