lempira

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noun lem·pi·ra \lem-ˈpir-ə\

Definition of lempira

  1. the basic monetary unit of Honduras — see money table

Origin and Etymology of lempira

American Spanish, from Lempira, 16th century Honduran Indian cacique


First Known Use: 1931

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