Definitions for PESOˈpeɪ soʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pe•soˈpeɪ soʊ(n.)(pl.)-sos.

  1. the basic monetary unit of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Mexico, the Philippines, and Uruguay.

    Category: Numismatics

  2. a former monetary unit of Peru, equal to 100 centavos.

    Category: Numismatics

  3. a former silver coin of Spain and Spanish America, equal to eight reals.

    Category: Numismatics

Origin of peso:

1550–60; < Sp: lit., weight < L pēnsum something weighed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Uruguayan peso, peso(noun)

    the basic unit of money in Uruguay; equal to 100 centesimos

  2. Philippine peso, peso(noun)

    the basic unit of money in the Philippines; equal to 100 centavos

  3. Mexican peso, peso(noun)

    the basic unit of money in Mexico; equal to 100 centavos

  4. Guinea-Bissau peso, peso(noun)

    the basic unit of money in Guinea-Bissau; equal to 100 centavos

  5. Dominican peso, peso(noun)

    the basic unit of money in the Dominican Republic; equal to 100 centavos

  6. Cuban peso, peso(noun)

    the basic unit of money in Cuba; equal to 100 centavos

  7. Colombian peso, peso(noun)

    the basic unit of money in Colombia; equal to 100 centavos

  8. Chilean peso, peso(noun)

    the basic unit of money in Chile; equal to 100 centesimos

Wiktionary

  1. peso(Noun)

    Former unit of currency in Spain a Spain's colonies worth 8 reales; Spanish dollar.

  2. peso(Noun)

    Former unit of currency in Argentina worth 1/100 austral.

  3. peso(Noun)

    A coin equal to a Spanish dollar.

  4. peso(Noun)

    Name of the currency of various countries: Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Philippines.

  5. peso(Noun)

    A coin or note worth one peso.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Peso(noun)

    a Spanish dollar; also, an Argentine, Chilian, Colombian, etc., coin, equal to from 75 cents to a dollar; also, a pound weight


Translations for PESO

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

peso(noun)

the standard unit of currency in many South and Central American countries and in the Philippines.

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