- any of several gold or silver coins formerly used in some European countries
- Slang a piece of money
- Slang a ticket, esp. an admission ticket
Origin of ducatMiddle English and Old French from Italian ducato, ducat, coin bearing image of a duke from Late Latin ducatus: see duchy
- Any of various gold coins formerly used in certain European countries.
- Slang a. A piece of money.b. An admission ticket.
Origin of ducatMiddle English from Old French from Old Italian ducato from Medieval Latin ducātus duchy (a word used on one of the early ducats) ; see duchy .
- (historical) A gold coin minted by various European nations.
- Money in general.
- A dollar (and, by extension, a eurodollar).
From Old French ducat, from Medieval Latin ducatus, from oblique stem of dux (“duke; leader”).