Lempira meaning

lĕm-pîr'ə
The basic monetary unit of Honduras.
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The currency unit of Honduras, comprised of 100 centavos.
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The currency of Honduras, divided into 100 centavos.
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Origin of lempira

  • American Spanish after Lempira (1497–1537), Indian leader who resisted the Spanish conquistadors in Honduras
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Spanish, from the name of an Indian chief.
    From Wiktionary