pistareen

noun
pis·​ta·​reen | \ ˌpi-stə-ˈrēn How to pronounce pistareen (audio) \

Definition of pistareen

: an old Spanish silver piece circulating at a debased rate

First Known Use of pistareen

1744, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pistareen

probably modification of Spanish peseta peseta

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“Pistareen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pistareen. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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