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Definition of peseta noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

peseta

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//pəˈseɪtə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pəˈseɪtə//
 
 
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the former unit of money in Spain (replaced in 2002 by the euro) Word OriginSpanish, diminutive of pesa ‘weight’, from Latin pensa ‘things weighed’, from the verb pendere ‘weigh’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: peseta