Meaning of peseta

pe•se•ta

Pronunciation: (pu-sā'tu Sp. pe-se'tä), [key]
— pl. -tas
  1. a bronze coin and monetary unit of Spain and Spanish territories, equal to 100 centimos. Abbr.: P., Pta.
  2. a former silver coin of Spain and Spanish America, equal to two reals; pistareen.
  3. a former monetary unit of Equatorial Guinea: replaced by the ekuele in 1973.
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