louis dor


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lou•is d'or

(ˌlu i ˈdɔr)

n., pl. lou•is d'or (ˌlu iz, ˌlu i)
a former gold coin of France, issued from 1640 to 1795.
[1680–90; < French: literally, louis of gold; after Louis XIII]
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