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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
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