lempira

lempira

[lem-peer-uh]
noun
a paper money and monetary unit of Honduras, equal to 100 centavos. Abbreviation: L.

Origin:
1930–35; < American Spanish, after Lempira, Indian chief

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lempira (lɛmˈpɪərə)
 
n
the standard monetary unit of Honduras, divided into 100 centavos
 
[American Spanish, after Lempira, Indian chief who opposed the Spanish]

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