Pronunciation: (gil'dur), [key]
1. a silver or nickel coin and monetary unit of the Netherlands, equal to 100 cents; florin. Abbr.: Gld.,f.,fl.
2. a former gold coin of the Netherlands; florin.
3. the monetary unit of the Netherlands Antilles and Suriname, equal to 100 cents.
4. the Austrian florin.
5. any of various gold coins formerly issued by German states. Also,gilder.Also called gulden.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.