piso

noun
pi·​so | \ ˈpē-(ˌ)sō How to pronounce piso (audio) \
plural pisos

Definition of piso

: the peso of the Philippines

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When the fish and potatoes are cooked, Belmira sets them aside and pours the broth over Óscar’s piso. Cátia Bruno, Slate Magazine, "A Comfort Food From a Time of Hunger," 3 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of piso

circa 1975, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for piso

probably from Tagalog, from Spanish peso

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