[ sen-tahs ]
/ ˈsɛn tɑs /

noun, plural cen·tai [sen-tahy] /ˈsɛn taɪ/.

a former bronze coin of Lithuania, the 100th part of a litas.

Origin of centas

< Lithuanian ceñtas, ultimately < English cent
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Examples from the Web for centas

  • 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

/ (ˈtsæntæs) /

noun plural centai (ˈtsæntaɪ)

a monetary unit of Lithuania, worth one hundredth of a litas
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