follow Dictionary.com

Love words? Sign up for our Word of the Day!

pataca

[puh-tah-kuh] /pəˈtɑ kə/
noun
1.
a nickel, silver, or cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Macao, equal to 100 avos.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; < PortugueseArabic abū ṭāqah a kind of coin
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for pataca

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for pataca

10
12
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for pataca