baiocco

noun ba·ioc·co \bə-ˈyȯ-(ˌ)kō\
variants: or

baioc

\bə-ˈyȯk\ or

baioccho

or

bajoccho

or

bajocco

\bə-ˈyȯ-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of baiocco

plural

baiocchi

\bə-ˈyȯ-kē\ or

baioccos

or

baiocs

or

baiocchos

or

bajocchi

\bə-ˈyȯ-kē\ or

bajocchos

or

bajoccos

  1. 1 :  a minor billon or copper coin of the former Papal States equal to 1100scudo

  2. 2 :  a unit of value equivalent to one baiocco coin coins worth 2 and 5 baiocchi Postage stamps worth 6 and 8 baiocchi were issued.

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Origin and Etymology of baiocco

Italian baiocco, probably from Medieval Latin Baiocas Bayeux, city in Normandy, France (appearing in inscriptions on certain Merovingian coins)


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