- a copper-zinc coin and monetary unit of the People's Republic of China, the 10th part of a yuan, equal to 10 fen.
Origin of jiao
First recorded in 1970–75, jiao is from the Chinese word jiǎo
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Historical Examples of chiao
Two heroes are each in love with two heroines, and just as in the Y Chiao Li, each hero marries both.A History of Chinese Literature
Herbert A. Giles