dukat

noun
du·​kat | \ ˈdü-ˌkät How to pronounce dukat (audio) \

Definition of dukat

a plural dukata\ dü-​ˈkä-​tə How to pronounce dukata (audio) \ or dukats : a gold trade coin of Bosnia and Herzegovina
b plural dukaty\ ˈdü-​kä-​tē How to pronounce dukaty (audio) \ or dukatu\ ˈdü-​kä-​tü How to pronounce dukatu (audio) \ or dukaten\ ˈdü-​kä-​ten How to pronounce dukaten (audio) \ : a gold trade coin of former Czechoslovakia

Note: The plural dukaty is usually used for the denomination two, dukatu is used of more than two, and dukaten is used as a general plural.

c plural dukata also dukats : a gold trade coin of former Yugoslavia

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1993, in the meaning defined above

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“Dukat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dukat. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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