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

Definition of SCUDO

:  a gold or silver coin formerly used in Italy
:  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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