soldo

soldo

[sol-doh; Italian sawl-daw]
noun, plural soldi [sol-dee; Italian sawl-dee] .
a former copper coin of Italy, the twentieth part of a lira, equal to five centesimi.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Italian < Latin solidum; see sol2

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soldo (ˈsɒldəʊ, Italian ˈsoldo)
 
n , pl -di
a former Italian copper coin worth one twentieth of a lira
 
[C16: from Italian, from Late Latin solidum a gold coin; see soldier]

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