paolo

noun
pao·​lo | \ ˈpau̇(ˌ)lō \
plural paoli\ -​(ˌ)lē \

Definition of paolo

: a small papal silver coin worth ¹/₁₀ scudo struck under Paul III in the mid 16th century

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History and Etymology for paolo

Italian, after Pope Paolo (Paul) III †1549

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“Paolo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paolo. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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