Definition of doubloon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

doubloon

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dʌˈbluːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʌˈbluːn//
 
 
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(in the past) a Spanish gold coin Word Origin early 17th cent.: from French doublon or its source, Spanish doblón, from doble ‘double’ (so named because the coin was worth double the value of another coin).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: doubloon