gourde


Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

gourde

 (go͝ord)
n.
See Table at currency.

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

gourde

(ɡʊəd)
n
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Haiti, divided into 100 centimes
[C19: from French, feminine of gourd heavy, from Latin gurdus a stupid person]

gourde

(Fr. gurd; Eng. gʊərd)

n., pl. gourdes (Fr. go̅o̅r d; Eng. go͝ordz).
the basic monetary unit of Haiti.
[1855–60; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gourde - the basic unit of money in Haiti
Haitian monetary unit - the monetary unit in Haiti
Haitian centime - 100 centimes equal 1 gourde in Haiti
References in periodicals archive ?
Coach Roy Sommer dressed 11 forwards and seven defensemen and in doing so, broke up the line of Yanni Gourde, Travis Oleksuk and Dan DaSilva.
Freddie Hamilton is 15-14-29 in 41 games this year after going 13-13-26 in 76 games last season; Travis Oleksuk has 17 points in 49 games this year after recording 13 in 60 games last season; Yanni Gourde has 19 points in 19 games this year and had 14 in 54 last season; and Jimmy Bonneau is 2-2-4 in 31 games this year and was 1-0-1 in 26 games last season.
Raynald Vezina, Senior Vice President, Canada, and Rejean Gourde, Senior Vice President, Guyana Shield.
The Syracuse roster includes Yanni Gourde, who signed with parent Tampa Bay last March 9 after his 25-game pro tryout with the Sharks expired.
Earlier, when critics urged the government to block Omai's plans to dump cyanide effluent in the Essequibo, Gourde threatened that such a move might cause the company "to pack up and go home.
Rejean Gourde, announced this morning that the spill of water from the tailings pond into the Omai and Essequibo Rivers was arrested and fully contained at 3:00 AM this morning (August 24,1995).
I enjoyed my time here very much,'' Gourde said, "and I'm thankful for the opportunity they gave me.
Jacques Gourde, Member of Parliament for Lotbiniere-Chutes-de-la-Chaudiere, said, Our Government believes economic prosperity is achieved through investments like the one Innovente Inc.
We are very excited to be moving forward with Viewpoint V6 Software," said Gourde.
Gourde allegedly called a friend to "bring my thing" to the park.
With Cory Viollette, Richard Fox, Ronny Turiaf and Zach Gourde, the Bulldogs are big, strong and deep.
Our Government is proud to support companies like Vaperma that develop leading-edge clean technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and stimulate the economy," said Jacques Gourde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources.