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peso

  
  (Spanish)  
      n   pl   , -sos     (Spanish)  
1    the standard monetary unit, comprising 100 centavos, of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Mexico, and the Philippines  
2    the standard monetary unit of Uruguay, divided into 100 centesimos  
3    a coin or currency note worth a peso  
4       another name for       piece of eight  
     (C16: from Spanish: weight, from Latin pensum something weighed out, from pendere to weigh)  
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pesto, pes, pose, Pesaro

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