Meaning of PESO in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈpā-(ˌ)sō, ˈpe- ]


( plural pesos )

Etymology: Spanish, literally, weight, from Latin pensum — more at poise

Date: 1555

1. : an old silver coin of Spain and Spanish America equal to eight reals

2. — see money table

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