loonie(redirected from The nickname of the canadian dollar)
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1. A Canadian coin worth one dollar.
2. The Canadian dollar.
[From the image of a loon on one side of the coin.]
a. a Canadian dollar coin with a loon bird on one of its faces
b. the Canadian currency
or loon•y(ˈlu ni)
Canadian Informal. a dollar coin.
[from the image of a loon on the reverse]