noun duc·at \ˈdə-kət\

Definition of ducat

  1. 1 :  a former European usually gold coin

  2. 2 :  ticket 2

Origin and Etymology of ducat

Middle English, from Medieval 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

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