louis d'or

noun lou·is d'or \ˌlü-ē-ˈdȯr\

Definition of louis d'or


louis d'or

  1. 1 :  a French gold coin first struck in 1640 and issued up to the French Revolution (1789)

  2. 2 :  the French 20-franc gold piece issued after the French Revolution

Origin and Etymology of louis d'or

French, from Louis XIII of France + d'or of gold

First Known Use: 1665

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