silver dollar

noun
1. a dollar made of silver (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑cartwheel
Hypernyms: ↑dollar
2. southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Lunaria, ↑genus Lunaria

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silver dollar,
a silver coin of the United States and Canada worth one dollar.

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noun, pl ⋯ -lars [count]
US : a large silver coin worth one dollar that was used in the past
Silver dollar is now often used to describe the size of something.

He had a bald spot the size of a silver dollar on his head.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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