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metical

[met-i-kal; Portuguese me-ti-kahl] /ˈmɛt ɪˌkæl; Portuguese mɛ tɪˈkɑl/
noun, plural meticals Portuguese, meticais
[me-ti-kahysh] /mɛ tɪˈkaɪʃ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a brass coin and monetary unit of Mozambique, equal to 100 centavos: replaced the escudo in 1980.
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