Pronunciation: (kon'tō; Port. kôn'too), [key]
—pl. -tosPronunciation: (-tōz; in Portugal -toosh; in Brazil -toos). [key]
1. a money of account of Portugal and Cape Verde, equal to 1000 escudos.
2. a former money of account in Portugal and Brazil equal to 1000 milreis.
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