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cruzeiro

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noun, cru·zei·ro \krü-ˈzer-(ˌ)ō, -(ˌ)ü\

Definition of cruzeiro

plural cruzeiros

  1. :  the basic monetary unit of Brazil from 1942 to 1985 and from 1991 to 1993



Origin of cruzeiro

Portuguese


First Known Use: 1927

Rhymes with cruzeiro


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