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guilder

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noun guil·der \ˈgil-dər\

Simple Definition of guilder

  • : a basic unit of money that was formerly used in the Netherlands; also : a coin or bill representing one guilder

Full Definition of guilder

  1. :  gulden

Origin of guilder

Middle English gylder, gyldren, modification of Middle Dutch gulden


First Known Use: 15th century

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