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dinero

[ dih-nair-oh; Spanish dee-ne-raw ]
/ dɪˈnɛər oʊ; Spanish diˈnɛ rɔ /
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noun, plural di·ne·ros [dih-nair-ohz; Spanish dee-ne-raws]. /dɪˈnɛər oʊz; Spanish diˈnɛ rɔs/.
a former silver coin of Peru, the 10th part of a sol.
any of various billon or copper coins of Spain, issued from the 11th to the 16th centuries.
Slang. money.
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Origin of dinero

First recorded in 1825–35; from Spanish: “money, treasure,” from Latin dēnārius; see denarius, denary
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