johannes

[ joh-han-eez, -is ]

noun,plural jo·han·nes.
  1. a gold coin formerly used as currency in Portugal, first issued in the early 18th century.

Origin of johannes

1
1750–60, Americanism; after the name Joannes (John V, of Portugal) in the coin's legend. See John

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Johannes
[ yoh-hah-nis, -han-is ]

noun
  1. a male given name, form of John.

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johannes

joannes

/ (dʒəʊˈhæniːz) /


nounplural -nes
  1. a Portuguese gold coin minted in the early 18th century

Origin of johannes

1
C18: after Joannes (King John V) of Portugal, whose name was inscribed on the coin

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