silver dollar

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Morgan silver dollar
silver dollar fish Metynnis argenteus
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silver dollar (plural silver dollars)

  1. (US) A dollar coin, whether made from silver or not.
    In Las Vegas, many of the slot machines use silver dollars.
  2. (US) A small pancake.
    Alice went to the diner and ordered a stack of silver dollars with butter and blueberry syrup.
  3. Several species of tropical freshwater fish of the genus Metynnis, of the family Characidae or Serrasalmidae, of which Metynnis argenteus is one; popular for aquariums; so named from their shape and flashing silver color.