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loonie

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noun loon·ie \ˈlü-nē\

Simple Definition of loonie

  • : a coin that is worth one Canadian dollar

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of loonie

Canada

  1. :  a coin worth one Canadian dollar

Origin and Etymology of loonie

from the image of a loon on the obverse of the coin


First Known Use: 1987

Rhymes with loonie


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