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The currency of Aruba, divided into 100 cents, symbol ƒ.
Middle English from Old French from Old Italian fiorino from fiore flower (from the lily on the coins) from Latin flōs flōr- flower bhel-3 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French florin, from Italian fiorino
On Thursday I took 1 florin for my own spending.
Unfortunately the crown was also issued again after a break of forty years, and the new double florin proved unpopular.
At this time the podestd's palace (the Bargello) was built, and the gold florin was first coined and soon came to be accepted as the standard gold piece throughout Europe.
The player pays a florin for each point of garrison they want to add.
This experiment was made by himself in a tower at Paris, and was carried out on a grand scale under his instructions by his brother-in-law Florin Perier on the Puy de Dome in Auvergne.
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