milreis


mil·reis

noun \mil-ˈrāsh, -ˈrās\
plural mil·reis \same or -ˈrāz, -ˈrāzh\

Definition of MILREIS

1
:  a Portuguese unit of value equal before 1911 to 1000 reis
2
:  the basic monetary unit of Brazil until 1942
3
:  a coin representing one milreis

Origin of MILREIS

Portuguese milréis
First Known Use: 1589

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