loonie

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loon·ie

 (lo͞o′nē)
n. Informal
1. A Canadian coin worth one dollar.
2. The Canadian dollar.

[From the image of a loon on one side of the coin.]

loonie

(ˈluːnɪ)
n
(Currencies) slang
a. a Canadian dollar coin with a loon bird on one of its faces
b. the Canadian currency

loon•ie

or loon•y

(ˈlu ni)
n.
Canadian Informal. a dollar coin.
[from the image of a loon on the reverse]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loonie - the basic unit of money in Canada; "the Canadian dollar has the image of loon on one side of the coin"
dollar - the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents