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conto(ˈkɒntəʊ; Portuguese ˈkõːtu)
n, pl -tos (-təʊz; Portuguese -tuʃ)
1. (Currencies) a former Portuguese monetary unit worth 1000 escudos
2. (Currencies) an unofficial Brazilian monetary unit worth 1000 cruzeiros (now replaced by the real)
[C17: from Portuguese, from Late Latin computus calculation, from computāre to reckon, compute; see count1]
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|Noun||1.||conto - 1 conto equals 1,000 escudos in Portugal|
Portuguese monetary unit - monetary unit in Portugal
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