Peso

Word PESO
Character 4
Hyphenation pe so
Pronunciations /ˈpɛsoʊ/

Definitions and meanings of "Peso"

What do we mean by peso?

A silver coin that was formerly used in Spain and Spanish America; a piece of eight. noun

The Spanish dollar. See dollar, 1. Also called duro. noun

A silver siege-piece struck for Girone in Spain, in 1808, during the Peninsular war. noun

A Spanish dollar; also, an Argentine, Chilian, Colombian, etc., coin, equal to from 75 cents to a dollar; also, a pound weight. noun

Former unit of currency in Spain a Spain's colonies worth 8 reales; Spanish dollar. noun

Former unit of currency in Argentina worth 1/100 austral. noun

A coin equal to a Spanish dollar. noun

Name of the currency of various countries: Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Philippines. noun

A coin or note worth one peso. noun

The basic unit of money in the Philippines; equal to 100 centavos noun

The basic unit of money in Colombia; equal to 100 centavos noun

The basic unit of money in Uruguay; equal to 100 centesimos noun

The basic unit of money in Mexico; equal to 100 centavos noun

The basic unit of money in Guinea-Bissau; equal to 100 centavos noun

The basic unit of money in Chile; equal to 100 centesimos noun

The basic unit of money in the Dominican Republic; equal to 100 centavos noun

The basic unit of money in Cuba; equal to 100 centavos noun

A former unit of currency in Spain and Spain's colonies, worth 8 reales; the Spanish dollar.

The currency of various countries, including but not limited to Argentina, Chile, Mexico and the Philippines.

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The word "peso" in example sentences

Majesty's name granted the merchants 'peso [_peso merchante_] on ❋ James Alexander Robertson (1906)

Which does not mean that the peso is going to increase in value in the near future. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Also according to the IMF research the peso is remarkably undervalued in comparison to the USD, they exstimate the exchange rate at PPP (purchase parity power) should be 7.6 instead of current 13.2, meaning living cost in Mexico is about 43% lower than in the USA. ❋ Unknown (2009)

So our poster above who wanted to know why Mexico didn't develop its own symbol for the peso is evidently a youngster who never encountered the two slash dollar sign. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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