Meaning of GUILDER in English

/gil"deuhr/ , n.

1. a silver or nickel coin and monetary unit of the Netherlands, equal to 100 cents; florin. Abbr.: Gld.,f.,fl.

2. a former gold coin of the Netherlands; florin.

3. the monetary unit of the Netherlands Antilles and Suriname, equal to 100 cents.

4. the Austrian florin.

5. any of various gold coins formerly issued by German states.

Also, gilder . Also called gulden .

[ 1425-75; late ME gilder, guldren, with intrusive r gulden GULDEN ]

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