[ met-i-kal; Portuguese me-ti-kahl ]
/ ˈmɛt ɪˌkæl; Portuguese mɛ tɪˈkɑl /
noun, plural me·ti·cals, Portuguese me·ti·cais [me-ti-kahysh] /mɛ tɪˈkaɪʃ/.
a brass coin and monetary unit of Mozambique, equal to 100 centavos: replaced the escudo in 1980.
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Words nearby metical
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Example sentences from the Web for metical
A thousand of them are worth a metical or gold dinar; and they string them by thousands, with a knot distinguishing the hundreds.