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peso

pe·so

peso

 
pronunciation:
peI so
part of speech: noun
inflections: pesos
definition 1: the chief monetary unit of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Mexico, and the Philippines, equaling one hundred centavos.
definition 2: the chief monetary unit of Uruguay, equaling one hundred centesimos.
definition 3: a silver coin formerly in circulation in Spain and Spanish America, worth eight reals; piece of eight.