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pistareen

[pis-tuh-reen] /ˌpɪs təˈrin/
noun
1.
peseta (def 2).
adjective
2.
of little value or worth.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45, Americanism; perhaps alteration of Spanish peseta peseta
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pistareen

/ˌpɪstəˈriːn/
noun
1.
a Spanish coin, used in the US and the West Indies until the 18th century
Word Origin
C18: perhaps changed from peseta
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