noun moi·dore
variants: less commonly


Definition of moidore



  1. :  a gold coin of Portugal and Brazil that was minted from about 1640 to 1732 and contained 4.93 grams of fine gold; also :  a corresponding unit of value

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Origin and Etymology of moidore

modification of Portuguese moeda de ouro, literally, coin of gold

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