from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Table at currency.
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- n. A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a Macanese pataca.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A current subsidiary coin of Macao, Timor, equivalent to .42 of a cent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 100 avos equal 1 pataca in Macao
Portuguese, shortened from oitavo, eighth, from Latin octāvus; see octave.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)