loonie

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noun loon·ie \ˈlü-nē\

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


LOONIE Defined for English Language Learners

loonie

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noun loon·ie \ˈlü-nē\

Definition of loonie for English Language Learners

  • : a coin that is worth one Canadian dollar

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