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soldo

[sol-doh; Italian sawl-daw] /ˈsɒl doʊ; Italian ˈsɔl dɔ/
noun, plural soldi
[sol-dee; Italian sawl-dee] /ˈsɒl di; Italian ˈsɔl di/ (Show IPA)
1.
a former copper coin of Italy, the twentieth part of a lira, equal to five centesimi.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Italian < Latin solidum; see sol2
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British Dictionary definitions for soldo

soldo

/ˈsɒldəʊ; Italian ˈsoldo/
noun (pl) -di (-diː; Italian) (-di)
1.
a former Italian copper coin worth one twentieth of a lira
Word Origin
C16: from Italian, from Late Latin solidum a gold coin; see soldier
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