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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.]
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a. a Canadian dollar coin with a loon bird on one of its faces
b. the Canadian currency
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or loon•y(ˈlu ni)
Canadian Informal. a dollar coin.
[from the image of a loon on the reverse]
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|Noun||1.||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
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