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reis

[reys; Portuguese reys] /reɪs; Portuguese reɪs/
plural noun, singular real
[rey-ahl; Portuguese re-ahl] /reɪˈɑl; Portuguese rɛˈɑl/ (Show IPA)
1.
a former money of account of Portugal and Brazil.
Compare milreis.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; < Portuguese, plural of real real2
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