noun \ˈdə-kət\

Definition of DUCAT

:  a former European usually gold coin
:  ticket 2

Origin of DUCAT

Middle English, from Middle French, from Old Italian ducato coin with the doge's portrait on it, from duca doge, from Late Greek douk-, doux leader, from Latin duc-, dux
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Monetary Terms

clad, legend, numismatic, obverse, reverse, scrip, series, specie

Rhymes with DUCAT


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