pataca

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pataca the basic unit of money in Macao
    • ***
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pataca The Spanish dollar; -- called also patacoon.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pataca A Portuguese silver coin formerly struck for currency in Brazil; a dollar, or piece of eight. Also patacoon.
    • n pataca A Portuguese coin of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, equal to 320 reis.
    • n pataca A Portuguese coin of Mozambique, equal to 6 crusados.
    • n pataca A silver coin of Macao and Timor, equivalent to 100 avos or 41.63 cents.
    • n pataca A copper coin of Portugal, equal to 2 cuartos.
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp

Usage


In news:

Viva Pataca Back in Top Form.
***