the basic monetary unit of Honduras
Origin of lempiraAmSp, after Lempira (1499-1537), Honduran chieftain who organized resistance to the Spanish invaders
See Table at currency.
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.