the basic monetary unit of Honduras
Origin of lempiraAmerican Spanish after Lempira, native chief who resisted the Spaniards
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Origin of lempiraAmerican Spanish, after Lempira, (1497–1537), Indian leader who resisted the Spanish conquistadors in Honduras.
- The currency of Honduras, divided into 100 centavos.
- impaler, palmier
Spanish, from the name of an Indian chief.
lempira - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of Honduras, comprised of 100 centavos.