Definition of florin in English:
1A former British coin and monetary unit worth two shillings.
- Material possessions and the means of measuring them by reference to groats, shillings or florins were forbidden in the Holy Parish.
- No more will the devil's mouthwash flood their coffers with shillings and florins.
- The record price of €127,000 was paid for an Anglo-Irish 1642 gold coin at Whyte's in 2000 and in the same year a 1943 florin, the two shilling piece, fetched €20,000.
2A foreign coin of gold or silver, especially a Dutch guilder.
- Vallo believes these people, led by El Libre, will easily pay 50,000 gold florins for the huge stash of weapons.
- The Dutch offered 5,000 troops and 50,000 florins per month.
- The currency is the Netherlands Antilles florin or ‘guilder ‘, with an exchange rate fixed to the US dollar: Naf1.75 = US $1.’
3The basic monetary unit of Aruba, equal to 100 cents.
- Though the dollar dropped against the florin in our three-year window, it fell by just two cents, from 1.79 to 1.77.
- Your zarpe to wherever will cost you 25 florin.
- They have their own Aruban paper and coin florins and won't accept NAfs from Bonaire or Curaçao.
Definition of florin in:
- British & World English dictionary
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