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centimo

[sen-tuh-moh; Spanish then-tee-maw, sen-] /ˈsɛn təˌmoʊ; Spanish ˈθɛn tiˌmɔ, ˈsɛn-/
noun, plural centimos
[sen-tuh-mohz; Spanish then-tee-maws, sen-] /ˈsɛn təˌmoʊz; Spanish ˈθɛn tiˌmɔs, ˈsɛn-/ (Show IPA)
1.
the 100th part of the monetary units of various countries, as Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Paraguay, and Venezuela.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Spanish < French centime. See centime
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British Dictionary definitions for centimo

céntimo

/ˈsɛntɪˌməʊ/
noun (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
Word Origin
from Spanish; see centime

cêntimo

/ˈsɛntɪˌməʊ/
noun (pl) -mos
1.
a monetary unit of Sao Tomê e Principe, worth one hundredth of a dobra
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