peseta

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noun pe·se·ta \pə-ˈsā-tə\

Definition of peseta

  1. :  the basic monetary unit of Spain until 2002

Origin and Etymology of peseta

Spanish, from diminutive of peso


First Known Use: 1801


PESETA Defined for English Language Learners

peseta

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noun pe·se·ta \pə-ˈsā-tə\

Definition of peseta for English Language Learners

  • : the basic unit of money of Spain until 2002


Learn More about peseta

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of peseta Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about peseta


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