cruzeiro


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cru·zei·ro

 (kro͞o-zâr′ō, -zā′ro͝o)
n. pl. cru·zei·ros
A unit of currency formerly used in Brazil.

[Portuguese, from cruz, cross (from the figure on the coin), from Latin crux.]

cruzeiro

(kruːˈzɛərəʊ; Portuguese kruˈzeiru)
n, pl -ros (-rəʊz; Portuguese -ruʃ)
(Currencies) a former monetary unit of Brazil, replaced by the cruzeiro real
[Portuguese: from cruz cross]

cru•zei•ro

(kruˈzɛər oʊ)

n., pl. -zei•ros.
the basic monetary unit of Brazil.
[1925–30; < Portuguese, =cruz cross + -eiro < Latin -ārius -ary]
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