Definition of centavo
(Entry 1 of 2)
: a monetary subunit of the boliviano, córdoba, lempira, peso (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Mexico), quetzal, and sucre — see boliviano, córdoba, lempira, peso, quetzal at Money Table
Definition of centavo (Entry 2 of 2)
1 : a former monetary unit equal to ¹/₁₀₀ Portuguese escudo
2 : a monetary subunit of the escudo, metical, and real — see escudo, metical at Money Table
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