scudo

noun scu·do \ ˈskü-(ˌ)dō \

Definition of scudo

plural scudi play \ˈskü-(ˌ)dē\
1 : a gold or silver coin formerly used in Italy
2 : a unit of value equivalent to a scudo

Origin and Etymology of scudo

Italian, literally, shield, from Latin scutum — more at esquire


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