escudo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese escudo (shield)

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Noun[edit]

escudo (plural escudos)

  1. The state currency formerly used in Portugal, divided into 100 centavos. The symbol is $.
  2. The currency formerly used in Chile and replaced by the Peso.
  3. The current currency of Cape Verde

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin scūtum.

Noun[edit]

escudo m (plural escudos)

  1. shield
  2. escudo (former currency of Portugal)

Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

escudo m (plural escudi)

  1. escudo (all senses)

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Portuguese[edit]

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Escudos

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese escudo (shield), from Latin scūtum (shield), from Proto-Indo-European *skei- (to cut, split), which is an extension of Proto-Indo-European *sek- (to cut). The name of the currency comes from the heraldic shields in the coins.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escudo m (plural escudos)

  1. shield
  2. (heraldry) shield
  3. escudo (obsolete Portuguese currency)

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin scūtum, from Proto-Indo-European *skei- (to cut, split), an extension of Proto-Indo-European *sek- (to cut).

Noun[edit]

escudo m (plural escudos)

  1. shield
  2. emblem
  3. coat of arms
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

escudo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of escudar.