Definición de moidore en inglés:

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moidore

Pronunciación: /ˈmɔɪdɔː/

sustantivo

A Portuguese gold coin, current in England in the early 18th century and then worth about 27 shillings.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In 1800, a fisherman, John Richard, found a quantity of gold moidores and doubloons among the rocks here.
  • A number of Spanish pieces-of-eight and moidores were dug up at Castletown, whilst excavating for enlargement of the Earl of Derby's wine cellars.
  • Under the universal name of moidore it became the most commonly traded coin in the New World and was internationally the principal gold coin of the 18th century.

Origen

From Portuguese moeda d'ouro 'money of gold'.

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Saltos de línea: moi|dore

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