noun, plural cen·ta·vos [sen-tah-vohz; Spanish sen-tah-vaws] /sɛnˈtɑ voʊz; Spanish sɛnˈtɑ vɔs/.
Origin of centavo
Examples from the Web for centavo
Contemporary Examples of 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
Historical Examples of centavo
So she won every ounce, dollar, real, and centavo they had in their pockets!Captain Brand of the "Centipede"
H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
I toss her a centavo, and she allows me to kodak herself and child.
Not one centavo of the funds appropriated had ever been expended.The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)
Dean Conant Worcester
At the Rancho Tejemanil, I offered a boy a centavo for bringing me a cup of cold water.
We buy several oranges for a centavo, and a centavo is worth less than half an American cent.