litas

play
noun li·tas \ˈlē-ˌtäs\

Definition of litas

plural

litai

play \ˈlē-ˌtī\ or

litu

play \ˈlē-ˌtü\
  1. the basic monetary unit of Lithuania from 1918 to 1940 and from 1991 through 2014

Origin and Etymology of litas

Lithuanian (nominative plural litai, genitive plural litų), from initial letters of New Latin Lituania, French Lituanie, etc.


First Known Use: 1923


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