boliviano

noun

bo·​li·​vi·​a·​no bə-ˌli-vē-ˈä-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce boliviano (audio)
plural bolivianos
: the basic monetary unit of Bolivia see Money Table

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Turns out the market sells whole cars, too, as well as sugar cane juice, fried trout and brand new Lacoste polos for around 14 bolivianos, or about $2. New York Times, 17 Apr. 2018 Turns out the market sells whole cars, too, as well as sugar cane juice, fried trout and brand new Lacoste polos for around 14 bolivianos, or about $2. New York Times, 17 Apr. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

American Spanish, from boliviano, adjective, Bolivian

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of boliviano was in 1866

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Cite this Entry

“Boliviano.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boliviano. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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