tostão

noun
tos·​tão | \ tōs(h)ˈtau̇ⁿ \
plural tostãos

Definition of tostão

: an old Portuguese silver coin equal to 100 reals

called also testone

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History and Etymology for tostão

Portuguese, from Italian testone teston

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“Tostão.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tost%C3%A3o. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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