Definition of maravedi
1 : an old Moorish gold dinar of Spain and Morocco
2a : a medieval Spanish unit of value equal to 1⁄34 real b : a copper coin representing one maravedi
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Origin and Etymology of maravedi
Spanish maravedí, from Arabic Murābiṭīn Almoravides, Muslim dynasty of the 11th and 12th centuries in North Africa and Spain, from plural of murābiṭ marabout
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