do·​bra ˈdō-brə How to pronounce dobra (audio) ˈdȯ- How to pronounce dobra (audio)
: the basic monetary unit of São Tomé and Príncipe see Money Table

Word History


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

First Known Use

1978, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dobra was in 1978

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Cite this Entry

“Dobra.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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