Definition of escudo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//eˈskuːdəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//eˈskuːdoʊ//
(pl. escudos)
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the unit of money in Cape Verde, and formerly in Portugal (replaced in Portugal in 2002 by the euro) Word OriginSpanish and Portuguese, from Latin scutum ‘shield’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: escudo