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pistareen

pistareen

noun pis·ta·reen \ˌpis-tə-ˈrēn\

Definition of PISTAREEN

:  an old Spanish silver piece circulating at a debased rate

Origin of PISTAREEN

probably modification of Spanish peseta peseta
First Known Use: 1744

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