gourde

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

gourde (plural gourdes)

  1. The currency of Haiti, divided into 100 centimes.

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French coorde, with the initial c- later vocalized, from Latin cucurbita.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gourde f (plural gourdes)

  1. gourd
  2. (by extension) flask; canteen (water bottle used by soldiers, camper etc.)

Etymology 2[edit]

Influenced by the adjective gourd (clumsy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gourde f (plural gourdes)

  1. (colloquial) clot, dope; idiot

Adjective[edit]

gourde

  1. feminine singular of gourd

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Norman[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gourde

  1. feminine singular of gourd (numb)