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Meaning of DUCAT

Pronunciation:  'dukut

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  formerly a gold coin of various European countries

DUCAT is a 5 letter word that starts with D.


 See Also: coin



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Duc"at\, n. [F. ducat, It. ducato, LL. ducatus, fr. dux
leader or commander. See {Duke}.]
A coin, either of gold or silver, of several countries in
Europe; originally, one struck in the dominions of a duke.

Note: The gold ducat is generally of the value of nine
      shillings and four pence sterling, or somewhat more
      that two dollars. The silver ducat is of about half
      this value.

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 Related Terms: coin, crown, double eagle, doubloon, eagle, five-dollar gold piece, gold piece, guinea, half crown, half eagle, hard money, moidore, napoleon, piece, piece of money, piece of silver, pound sovereign, roll of coins, rouleau, sovereign, specie, ten-dollar gold piece, twenty-dollar gold piece