contos

conto

[kon-toh; Portuguese kawn-too]
noun, plural contos [kon-tohz; in Portugal kawn-toosh; in Brazil kawn-toos] .
1.
a money of account of Portugal and Cape Verde, equal to 1000 escudos.
2.
a former money of account in Portugal and Brazil equal to 1000 milreis.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Portuguese < Late Latin computus reckoning, noun derivative of Latin computāre to compute; see count1

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conto (ˈkɒntəʊ, Portuguese ˈkõːtu)
 
n , pl -tos
1.  a former Portuguese monetary unit worth 1000 escudos
2.  an unofficial Brazilian monetary unit worth 1000 cruzeiros (now replaced by the real)
 
[C17: from Portuguese, from Late Latin computus calculation, from computāre to reckon, compute; see count1]

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