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[Haitian, from feminine of French gourd, dull, from Late Latin gurdus, blunt, from Latin, dullard.]
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(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Haiti, divided into 100 centimes
[C19: from French, feminine of gourd heavy, from Latin gurdus a stupid person]
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gourde(Fr. gurd; Eng. gʊərd)
n., pl. gourdes (Fr. go̅o̅r d; Eng. go͝ordz).
the basic monetary unit of Haiti.
[1855–60; < French]
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