dubbeltje

noun
dub·​bel·​tje | \ ˈdəbəlchə \
plural -s

Definition of dubbeltje

: a formerly used silver coin of the Netherlands equivalent to two stuivers or ¹/₁₀ of a gulden

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History and Etymology for dubbeltje

Dutch, from dubbel double (from Middle Dutch dubbel, dobbel, from Old French doble) + -tje (diminutive suffix)

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“Dubbeltje.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dubbeltje. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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