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reis

[ reys; Portuguese reys ]
/ reɪs; Portuguese reɪs /
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plural noun, singular re·al [rey-ahl; Portuguese re-ahl]. /reɪˈɑl; Portuguese rɛˈɑl/.

a former money of account of Portugal and Brazil.

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Origin of reis

1545–55; <Portuguese, plural of realreal2
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