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dinero

[dih-nair-oh; Spanish dee-ne-raw] /dɪˈnɛər oʊ; Spanish diˈnɛ rɔ/
noun, plural dineros
[dih-nair-ohz; Spanish dee-ne-raws] /dɪˈnɛər oʊz; Spanish diˈnɛ rɔs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a former silver coin of Peru, the 10th part of a sol.
2.
any of various billon or copper coins of Spain, issued from the 11th to the 16th centuries.
3.
Slang. money.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Spanish: money, treasure, dinero < Latin dēnārius; see denarius, denary
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dinero

noun

Money: That's gonna set you back mucho dinero

[1856+; fr Spanish]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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