Maravedi meaning

marəvādē
A gold coin used by the Moors in Spain in the 11th & 12th cent.
noun
0
0
An obsolete Spanish copper coin.
noun
0
0
(historical) A former Spanish coin and unit of currency, originally issued in gold but later in silver and copper, discontinued in 1848.

noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of maravedi

  • From Spanish maravedí, from Arabic مرابطين (murābiŧīn) (an inflected plural of مرابط (murābiŧ)), the name of the Berber rulers of Muslim Spain during the 12th century. Compare marabout.
    From Wiktionary