on·​za | \ ˈȯnzə, -n(ˌ)sä, -n(ˌ)thä \
plural -s

Definition of onza

1 : an old Spanish gold doubloon
2 : a Mexican bullion coin denomination signifying its weight in silver, gold, or platinum also : a Mexican bullion coin of one onza

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History and Etymology for onza

Spanish, literally, ounce, from Latin uncia ounce, twelfth part

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“Onza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/onza. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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