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[sen-tahs] /ˈsɛn tɑs/
noun, plural centai
[sen-tahy] /ˈsɛn taɪ/ (Show IPA)
a former bronze coin of Lithuania, the 100th part of a litas.
Origin of centas
< Lithuanian ceñtas, ultimately < English cent Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • For, of course, they could have all the soda-water and ice-cream they wanted without paying a centas their father owned the stand.

    The Curlytops at Silver Lake

    Howard Roger Garis
British Dictionary definitions for centas


noun (pl) centai (ˈtsæntaɪ)
a monetary unit of Lithuania, worth one hundredth of a litas
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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