crusado
also cruzado noun (plural -does or -dos) Etymology: Portuguese cruzado, literally, marked with a cross Date: 1542 an old gold or silver coin of Portugal having a cross on the reverse

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  • Crusado — Cru*sa do ( s? d?), n. [Pg. cruzado, fr. cruz, fr. L. crux. See {Crusade}, 3.] An old Portuguese coin, worth about seventy cents. [Written also {cruade}.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crusādo — Crusādo, portugiesische Goldmünze, zuerst auf Veranlassung eines Kreuzzuges gegen die Türken 1455 geschlagen, mit einem Kreuz im Avers, daher der Name; wurden bald auch von gleichem Werthe in Silber ausgeprägt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Crusado — Crusado, Münze, s.v.w. Cruzado …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • crusado — [kro͞o zä′do͞o] n. pl. crusadoes or crusados [Port cruzado, orig., pp. of cruzar < ML cruciare: see CRUSADE] an obsolete Portuguese coin with the figure of a cross on it …   English World dictionary

  • crusado — /krooh say doh, zah /, n., pl. crusadoes, crusados. an early Portuguese coin of gold or silver, bearing the figure of a cross. Also, cruzado. [1535 45; < Pg cruzado crossed, marked with a cross. See CROSS, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • crusado — noun Crusade …   Wiktionary

  • crusado — cru·sa·do …   English syllables

  • crusado — cru•sa•do [[t]kruˈseɪ doʊ[/t]] also cruzado n. pl. does, dos num an early Portuguese coin of gold or silver, bearing the figure of a cross • Etymology: 1535–45; < Pg cruzado crossed, marked with a cross. See cross, ate I …   From formal English to slang

  • crusado — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cruade — Crusado Cru*sa do ( s? d?), n. [Pg. cruzado, fr. cruz, fr. L. crux. See {Crusade}, 3.] An old Portuguese coin, worth about seventy cents. [Written also {cruade}.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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