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maravedi

[ mar-uh-vey-dee ]
/ ˌmær əˈveɪ di /
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noun, plural mar·a·ve·dis.
a former gold coin issued by the Moors in Spain.
a former minor copper coin of Spain, discontinued in 1848.
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Origin of maravedi

1530–40; <Spanish maravedí, from Arabic Murābitīn the Almoravids; see marabout
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British Dictionary definitions for maravedi

maravedi
/ (ˌmærəˈveɪdɪ) /

noun plural -dis
any of various Spanish coins of copper or gold

Word Origin for maravedi

C15: from Spanish, from Arabic Murābitīn (plural of murābit marabout), the Moorish dynasty in Córdoba, 1087–1147
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