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See also: maravedí
maravedi (plural maravedis)
- (historical) A former Spanish coin and unit of currency, originally issued in gold but later in silver and copper, discontinued in 1848.
- 1819: “an thou dost go on to put thy filthy lucre in the balance with thy daughter’s life and honour, by Heaven, I will strip thee of every maravedi thou hast in the world, before three days are out!” — Walter Scott, Ivanhoe