Pronunciation: ( jō-han'ēz, -is), [key]
a gold coin formerly used as currency in Portugal, first issued in the early 18th century. Also,joannes.
Pronunciation: (yō-hä'nis, -han'is), [key]
a male given name, form of John.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.