scudo


scu·do

noun \ˈskü-(ˌ)dō\
plural scu·di \-(ˌ)dē\

Definition of SCUDO

1
:  a gold or silver coin formerly used in Italy
2
:  a unit of value equivalent to a scudo

Origin of SCUDO

Italian, literally, shield, from Latin scutum — more at esquire
First Known Use: 1644

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