- a former bronze coin of Lithuania, the 100th part of a litas.
Origin of centas
< Lithuanian ceñtas, ultimately < English cent
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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
- a monetary unit of Lithuania, worth one hundredth of a litas