the basic monetary unit of Honduras
Origin of lempiraAmSp, after Lempira (1499-1537), Honduran chieftain who organized resistance to the Spanish invaders
Origin of lempiraAmerican Spanish after Lempira (1497-1537), Indian leader who resisted the Spanish conquistadors in Honduras
Spanish, from the name of an Indian chief.
lempira - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of Honduras, comprised of 100 centavos.