[kroo-zey-doh; Portuguese kroo-zah-doo]

noun, plural cru·za·does, cru·za·dos. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -does or -dos (-dəʊz, Portuguese -duʃ)

a former standard monetary unit of Brazil, replaced by the cruzeiro
another name for crusado

Word Origin for cruzado

C16: literally marked with a cross, from cruzar to bear a cross; see crusade
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