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[kroo-zey-doh; Portuguese kroo-zah-doo] /kruˈzeɪ doʊ; Portuguese kruˈzɑ dʊ/
noun, plural cruzadoes, cruzados.
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/kruːˈzeɪdəʊ; Portuguese kruˈzɑːdu/
noun (pl) -does, -dos (-dəʊz; Portuguese) (-duʃ)
a former standard monetary unit of Brazil, replaced by the cruzeiro
another name for crusado
Word Origin
C16: literally marked with a cross, from cruzar to bear a cross; see crusade
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