Definitions for ducatˈdʌk ət
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of several gold coins formerly issued in various parts of Europe.
Slang. a ticket to a public performance.
Category: Status (usage)
Origin of ducat:
1350–1400; ME < MF < early It ducato < ML ducātusduchy
formerly a gold coin of various European countries
A gold coin minted by various European nations.
Money in general.
A dollar (and, by extension, a eurodollar).
Origin: From ducat, from ducatus, from oblique stem of dux.
a coin, either of gold or silver, of several countries in Europe; originally, one struck in the dominions of a duke
The ducat or dukat is a gold coin that was used as a trade coin throughout Europe before World War I. The etymological origin of the name is from Medieval Latin "ducatus", and initially meant "duke's coin" or a "duchy's coin". There have been many types of ducats throughout history of various metallic content and purchasing power.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a coin, generally in gold, that circulated in Venice, and was current in Germany at one time, of varied value.
Translations for ducat
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a group of twelve
two dozen handkerchiefs; These eggs are 50 cents a dozen; Half-a-dozen eggs, please.
- دَزّينَه، إثنا عَشَرArabic
- dúziaPortuguese (BR)
- das DutzendGerman
- دو جینFarsi
- दर्जन, बारहHindi
- tucet, dvanaestCroatian
- (一)打，十二個Chinese (Trad.)
- کسی عدد کے بعد 12 کی تعداد کے لۓ استعمال کرناUrdu
- （一）打，十二个Chinese (Simp.)
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