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pataca

[puh-tah-kuh]
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noun
  1. a nickel, silver, or cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Macao, equal to 100 avos.

Origin of pataca

1575–85; < PortugueseArabic abū ṭāqah a kind of coin
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