centimo

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(sentə mō′; Sp. thentē mô′, sen-)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
cen•ti•mo  (sentə mō′; Sp. thentē mô′, sen-),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -mos 
    (sentə mō′; Sp. thentē mô′, sen-),USA pronunciation 
  1. Currencythe 100th part of the monetary units of various countries, as Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Paraguay, Spain, and Venezuela.
  • French centime. See centime
  • Spanish
  • 1895–1900

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
céntimo /ˈsɛntɪˌməʊ/ n ( pl -mos)
  1. a monetary unit of Costa Rica, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. It is worth one hundredth of their respective standard currency units
  2. a former monetary unit of Andorra and Spain, worth one hundredth of a peseta
Etymology: from Spanish; see centime
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
cêntimo /ˈsɛntɪˌməʊ/ n ( pl -mos)
  1. a monetary unit of Sao Tomê e Principe, worth one hundredth of a dobra
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