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gourde

[French goord; English goo rd] /French gurd; English gʊərd/
noun, plural gourdes
[French goord; English goo rdz] /French gurd; English gʊərdz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a paper money and monetary unit of Haiti, equal to 100 centimes.
Abbreviation: G., Gde.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < French, noun use of feminine of gourd dull, slow, heavy < Latin gurdus dull, obtuse
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gourde

/ɡʊəd/
noun
1.
the standard monetary unit of Haiti, divided into 100 centimes
Word Origin
C19: from French, feminine of gourd heavy, from Latin gurdus a stupid person
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