pataca

[ puh-tah-kuh ]
/ pəˈtɑ kə /

noun

a nickel, silver, or cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Macao, equal to 100 avos.

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Origin of pataca

1575–85; <Portuguese ≪ Arabic abū ṭāqah a kind of coin
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