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cruzado

[ kroo-zey-doh; Portuguese kroo-zah-doo ]
/ kruˈzeɪ doʊ; Portuguese kruˈzɑ dʊ /
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noun, plural cru·za·does, cru·za·dos.
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British Dictionary definitions for cruzado

cruzado
/ (kruːˈzeɪdəʊ, Portuguese kruˈzɑːdu) /

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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