crusado

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noun cru·sa·do \krü-ˈsā-(ˌ)dō\
variants: or less commonly

cruzado

play \-ˈzä-(ˌ)dō, -(ˌ)dü\

Definition of crusado

plural

crusadoes

or

crusados

  1. :  an old gold or silver coin of Portugal having a cross on the reverse

Origin and Etymology of crusado

Portuguese cruzado, literally, marked with a cross


First Known Use: 1542

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