n.1.A silver coin of the United States containing 371.25 grains of silver and 41.25 grains of alloy, that is, having a total weight of 412.5 grains.
2.A coin of the same general weight and value as the United States silver dollar, though differing slightly in different countries, formerly current in Mexico, Canada, parts of South America, also in Spain, and several other European countries.
3.The value of a dollar; the unit of currency, differing in value in different countries, commonly employed in the United States and a number of other countries, including Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, parts of the Carribbean, Liberia, and several others.
Chop dollar
See under 9th Chop.
Dollar fish
(Zool.) a fish of the United States coast (Stromateus triacanthus), having a flat, roundish form and a bright silvery luster; - called also butterfish, and Lafayette. See Butterfish.
Trade dollar
a silver coin formerly made at the United States mint, intended for export, and not legal tender at home. It contained 378 grains of silver and 42 grains of alloy.
Noun1.dollar - the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
2.dollardollar - a piece of paper money worth one dollar
3.dollar - a United States coin worth one dollar; "the dollar coin has never been popular in the United States"
4.dollar - a symbol of commercialism or greed; "he worships the almighty dollar"; "the dollar sign means little to him"

DOLLAR, money. A silver coin of the United States of the value of one hundred cents, or tenth part of an eagle.
     2. It weighs four hundred and twelve and a half grains. Of one thousand parts, nine hundred are of pure silver and one hundred of alloy. Act of January 18, 1837, ss. 8 & 9, 4 Sharsw. Cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2523, 4; Wright, R. 162.
     3. In all computations at the custom-house, the specie dollar of Sweden and Norway shall be estimated at one hundred and six cents. The specie dollar of Denmark, at one hundred and five cents. Act of May 22, 1846.

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Common: ITU-T: dollar sign. Rare: currency symbol; buck; cash; string (from BASIC); escape (when used as the echo of ASCII ESC); ding; cache; INTERCAL: big money.
C, C-note, Deutschmark, G, G-note, Mark, Reichsmark, afghani, anna, baht, bawbee, bill, bone, buck, cartwheel, cent, centavo, centime, century, conto, copper, crown, dime, dollar bill, dong, farthing, fifty cents, fin, fish, five cents, five hundred dollars, five-dollar bill, five-hundred-dollar bill, five-spot, fiver, florin, four bits, fourpence, fourpenny, franc, frogskin, grand, groat, guilder, guinea, gulden, half G, half a C, half crown, half dollar, half grand, halfpenny, hundred-dollar bill, iron man, kip, kopeck, krona, krone, lira, mag, meg, mill, milreis, mite, monkey, new pence, nickel, np, p, pence, penny, peseta, pie, piece of eight, pistareen, pony, pound, quarter, quid, rand, red cent, rial, rock, ruble, rupee, sawbuck, shekel, shilling, silver dollar, sixpence, skin, smacker, sol, sou, stiver, ten cents, ten-spot, tenner, thousand dollars, thousand-dollar bill, threepence, threepenny bit, thrippence, tuppence, twenty-dollar bill, twenty-five cents, two bits, two-dollar bill, two-spot, twopence, won, yard, yen
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