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

 

escudo

 noun
noun
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