noun, plural cru·sa·does, cru·sa·dos.
an early Portuguese coin of gold or silver, bearing the figure of a cross.
Origin of crusado
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Hunger, master, is hungry and covetous; therefore the crusado.
cruzado (kruːˈzeɪdəʊ, Portuguese kruˈzɑːdu)
noun plural -does or -dos (-dəʊz, Portuguese -duʃ)
a former gold or silver coin of Portugal bearing on its reverse the figure of a cross
Word Origin for crusado
C16: literally, marked with a cross, from cruzar to bear a cross; see crusade
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