from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The primary unit of currency in Italy, Malta, San Marino, and the Vatican City before the adoption of the euro.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A lyre; formerly, also, some related instrument.
- noun A modern silver coin of the kingdom of Italy, divided into 100 centesimi, and worth a franc, or about 19 United States cents.
- noun A gold coin of Turkey, otherwise called a Turkish pound, equal to $4.40.
- noun One of the grooves or furrows on a shell.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An Italian coin equivalent in value to the French franc.
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- noun The
basic unitof currencyin Turkey.
- noun The
currencyof Lebanon(also pound), Syria(also pound), Jordan(also dinar), former currencyof Italy, Malta, San Marinoand the Vatican City, supersededby the euro.
- noun The former currency of
Israel, superseded by the sheqel.
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- noun the basic unit of money in Turkey
- noun formerly the basic unit of money in Italy; equal to 100 centesimi
- noun the basic unit of money on Malta; equal to 100 cents
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Italian, from Old Italian, from Old Provençal liura, from Latin lībra, a unit of weight, pound.]
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From Italian lira.
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