conto

noun
con·​to | \ ˈkän(ˌ)tō \
plural -s

Definition of conto

in Portugal and Brazil
: a formerly used monetary unit equal to 1,000,000 reis or to 1000 Portuguese escudos or 1000 Brazilian cruzeiros

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History and Etymology for conto

Portuguese, literally, number, from Late Latin computus computation

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“Conto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conto. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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