cruzado(redirected from First Cruzado)
Also found in: Financial.
Variant of crusado.
cruzado(kruːˈzeɪdəʊ; Portuguese kruˈzɑːdu)
n, pl -does or -dos (-dəʊz; Portuguese -duʃ)
1. (Currencies) a former standard monetary unit of Brazil, replaced by the cruzeiro
2. (Currencies) another name for crusado
[C16: literally marked with a cross, from cruzar to bear a cross; see crusade]
cru•za•do(kruˈzeɪ doʊ, -ˈzɑ-)
n., pl. -does, -dos.
2. a monetary unit of Brazil introduced in 1986, equal to 100 cruzeiros.