variants or less commonly moeda
plural -s
: a gold coin of Portugal and Brazil that was minted from about 1640 to 1732 and contained 4.93 grams of fine gold
also : a corresponding unit of value

Word History


modification of Portuguese moeda de ouro, literally, coin of gold

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“Moidore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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