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NOUN (1)

1. formerly a gold coin of various European countries;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ducat \Duc"at\, n. [F. ducat, It. ducato, LL. ducatus, fr. dux leader or commander. See Duke.] A coin, either of gold or silver, of several countries in Europe; originally, one struck in the dominions of a duke. [1913 Webster] Note: The gold ducat is generally of the value of nine shillings and four pence sterling, or somewhat more that two dollars. The silver ducat is of about half this value. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ducat n 1: formerly a gold coin of various European countries
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "ducat": coin, crown, double eagle, doubloon, eagle, five-dollar gold piece, gold piece, guinea, half crown, half eagle, hard money, moidore, napoleon, piece, piece of money, piece of silver, pound sovereign, roll of coins, rouleau, sovereign, specie, ten-dollar gold piece, twenty-dollar gold piece
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

DUCAT. The name of a foreign coin. The ducat of Naples shall be estimated in the computations of customs, at eighteen cents. Act of May 22, 1846.