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Noun: centavo  sen'taa-vow
  1. A fractional monetary unit of several countries: El Salvador and São Tomé and Principe and Brazil and Argentina and Bolivia and Colombia and Cuba and the Dominican Republic and Ecuador and El Salvador and Guatemala and Honduras and Mexico and Nicaragua and Peru and the Philippines and Portugal

Derived forms: centavos

Type of: fractional monetary unit, subunit

Part of: austral, boliviano, Cape Verde escudo, Colombian peso, colón, cordoba, Cuban peso, dobra, Dominican peso, El Salvadoran colón, escudo, Guinea-Bissau peso, lempira, metical, Mexican peso, peso, Philippine peso, Portuguese escudo, quetzal, real[2], sucre, Uruguayan peso

Encyclopedia: Centavo