- the former basic monetary unit of the Netherlands, superseded in 2002 by the euro
- the former monetary unit of Suriname
- a former coin of Germany, Austria, etc.
Origin of guilderMiddle English gilder, altered from Middle Dutch gulden: see gulden
The primary unit of currency in the Netherlands before the adoption of the euro.
Origin of guilderMiddle English gilder alteration of Middle Dutch gulden golden ; see ghel-2 in Indo-European roots.
From Middle Dutch gulden (“golden”).
guilder - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of the Netherlands, comprised of 100 cents, and Suriname.