plural tostons
: a silver coin formerly in use in various Latin American countries and equal to ¹/₂ peso or 4 reals
the toston of Ecuador
a Guatemalan toston

Word History


Spanish tostón, from Portuguese or Italian; Portuguese tostão, from Italian testone

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“Toston.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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