Peseta definition

pə-sātə
The primary unit of currency in Spain and Andorra before the adoption of the euro.
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The former basic monetary unit of Andorra and Spain, superseded in 2002 by the euro.
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The currency unit of Andorra, comprised of 100 centimos.
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The former currency of Spain and Andorra, divided into 100 céntimos.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
peseta
Plural:
pesetas

Origin of peseta

  • Spanish diminutive of peso peso peso

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish peseta, from peso (“weight").

    From Wiktionary