avo

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noun \ˈa-(ˌ)vü\

Definition of avo

plural

avos

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

Origin and Etymology of avo

Portuguese, from avo fractional part, from -avo ordinal suffix (as in oitavo eighth, from Latin octavus) — more at octave


First Known Use: 1898


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