moidore

moidore

[moi-dawr, -dohr]
noun
a former gold coin of Portugal and Brazil.

Origin:
1695–1705; < Portuguese moeda de ouro coin of gold < Latin monēta dē aurō. See money, de, or3

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moidore (ˈmɔɪdɔː)
 
n
a former Portuguese gold coin
 
[C18: from Portuguese moeda de ouro: money of gold]

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