Re`is (r?"?s ∨ r?z), n. [Pg., pl. of real, an ancient Portuguese coin.]

The word is used as a Portuguese designation of money of account, one hundred reis being about equal in value to eleven cents.


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Reis (r?s), n. [Ar. ras head, chief, prince.]

A common title in the East for a person in authority, especially the captain of a ship.

[Written also rais and ras.]


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