avo


avo

noun \ˈa-(ˌ)vü\
plural avos

Definition of AVO

:  a monetary subunit of the pataca — see pataca at money table

Origin of AVO

Portuguese, from avo fractional part, from -avo ordinal suffix (as in oitavo eighth, from Latin octavus) — more at octave
First Known Use: circa 1909

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