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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An old Spanish silver coin.

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  • noun An historical English term for peso, a silver coin, that was minted in Spain from the end of 15th century, equal to eight reales (hence the name).

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  • noun an old silver Spanish coin; worth 8 reales

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From its original value of eight reals.]

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