Webster's Dictionary 
(1): ( a.) Having an assignable arithmetical or numerical value or meaning; not imaginary.
(2): ( n.) A small Spanish silver coin; also, a denomination of money of account, formerly the unit of the Spanish monetary system.
(3): ( a.) Royal; regal; kingly.
(4): ( a.) Actually being or existing; not fictitious or imaginary; as, a description of real life.
(5): ( a.) True; genuine; not artificial, counterfeit, or factitious; often opposed to ostensible; as, the real reason; real Madeira wine; real ginger.
(6): ( a.) Relating to things, not to persons.
(7): ( a.) Pertaining to things fixed, permanent, or immovable, as to lands and tenements; as, real property, in distinction from personal or movable property.
(8): ( n.) A realist.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia 
An old Spanish silver coin still in use in Spain, Mexico, and some other of the old Spanish colonies, also is a money of account in Portugal; equals one-fourth of the peseta , and varies in value from 2½ d. to 5d. with the rise and fall of exchange.