Dictionary of the word “Dupião”

Meaning of the word

The term “dupião” is a male noun that refers to an old currency of Portugal, equivalent to two patacons.

Origin of the word

The word “dupião” originates in the Latin “duplus”, which means “double” or “two”. It was introduced in the Portuguese language during the colonial period, when Portugal was an economic and commercial power.

Word adverbs

There are no specific adverbs related to the word “dupião”.

Conjunctions of the word

There are no specific conjunctions related to the word “dupião”.

Synonyms of the word

Some synonyms for “Dupião” are: double, double of gold, silver folding.

Word Definitions

  1. Portugal’s old currency, equivalent to two patacons.

Phrases that the word applies

1. At the time of the Portuguese Empire, Dupião was a currency of great value.

2. The merchant accepted the payment in dupins.

Examples of the word in text

In the eighteenth century, Dupião was a currency widely used in commercial transactions between Portugal and its colonies.

The wreck ship treasure contained several gold coins, including some dupins.

Rhymes with the word

1. Action

2. Champion

3. Grain

4. Nation

5. Standard

Anagrams with the word

No anagrams were found with the word “Dupião”.

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