Definition of Centimo

1. Noun. A fractional monetary unit of Venezuela and Costa Rica and Equatorial Guinea and Paraguay and Spain.




Definition of Centimo

1. Noun. A cent, i.e. 1/100, of certain (mainly historic) Iberian and Latin American currencies, and presently of the Euro (coinage version in Spanish), as a coin or theoretic value ¹

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Definition of Centimo

1. any of various small coins [n -MOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centimo

centilitres
centillion
centillions
centiloquies
centiloquy
centime
centimes
centimeter
centimeter-gram-second
centimeter-gram-second system
centimeter-gram-second unit
centimeters
centimetre
centimetres
centimetric
centimo (current term)
centimorgan
centimorgans
centimos
centinel
centinels
centinewton
centinewtons
centinormal
centiped
centipede
centipedes
centipeds

Literary usage of Centimo

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1. Afloat and Ashore on the Mediterranean by Lee Meriwether (1892)
"Frequently I was told there were no five-centimo postal cards, and so had to buy ten centimo cards, although the five would have answered my purpose. ..."

2. Venezuela, an Economic Report by Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service (1921)
"Silver coins are issued in 1,2^,5 bolivar pieces and SO and 20 centimo pieces. The smaller, token coins, are of nickel in \2$4 and 5 centimo pieces. ..."

3. A Description of Ancient and Modern Coins, in the Cabinet Collection at the by James Ross Snowden, United States Bureau of the Mint (1860)
"centimo and medio, or half centimo. Both of the same type. Obv. A sun. ... "UN centimo," or "MEDIO centimo," inscribed within a wreath of laurel. ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1897)
"You are not to pay him a centimo more than four dollars. He will provide for himself at Cuacos, and he will pay for the feed of the beasts. ..."

5. Abbreviations and Technical Terms Used in Book Catalogs and in Bibliographies by Frank Keller. Walter (1912)
"Cardboard, bristol board. centimo(-s). Centime(s). cerca de. About. chagrin. Shagreen, grained leather; tela —, Cloth grained to imitate shagreen, ..."

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