scudi

scudo

[skoo-doh]
noun, plural scudi [skoo-dee] .
any of various gold or silver coins, of various Italian states, issued from the late 16th through the early 19th centuries.

Origin:
1635–45; < Italian < Latin scūtum shield

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scudo (ˈskuːdəʊ)
 
n , pl -di
any of several former Italian coins
 
[C17: from Italian: shield, from Latin scūtum]

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