noun, plural cen·ta·vos [sen-tah-vohz; Spanish sen-tah-vaws] /sɛnˈtɑ voʊz; Spanish sɛnˈtɑ vɔs/.
- centennial state
Origin of centavo
Examples from the Web for centavo
Nation has interesting monetary system based on peso with peso being worth 100 centavos and centavo being worth nothing.Up to a Point: PJ O’Rourke on Sochi and Senate Slackers|P. J. O’Rourke|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As he was lazily wandering along the road, he found a centavo, and picked it up.
Not one centavo of the funds appropriated had ever been expended.The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)|Dean Conant Worcester
Out of pity he gave her a centavo, and in return she gave him an empty purse from which he could ask any sum of money he wanted.
So she won every ounce, dollar, real, and centavo they had in their pockets!Captain Brand of the "Centipede"|H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
They also sell four centavo stamps for two and three centavos.Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile|Henry Stephens