dobra

noun
do·​bra | \ ˈdō-brə How to pronounce dobra (audio) , ˈdȯ- How to pronounce dobra (audio) \

Definition of dobra

: the basic monetary unit of São Tomé and Príncipe — see Money Table

First Known Use of dobra

1978, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dobra

Portuguese, from feminine of obsolete dobro double, from Latin duplus — more at double

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“Dobra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dobra. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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