gulden

noun
gul·​den | \ ˈgül-dən How to pronounce gulden (audio) , ˈgu̇l- How to pronounce gulden (audio) \
plural guldens or gulden

Definition of gulden

1 : the basic monetary unit of the Netherlands until 2002
2 : the basic monetary unit of Suriname until 2004

First Known Use of gulden

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gulden

Middle English (Scots), from Middle Dutch gulden florijn golden florin

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“Gulden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gulden. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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