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dinero

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

1825–35; < Spanish: money, treasure, dinero < Latin dēnārius; see denarius, denary
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Historical Examples

  • When Long Bill comes along to collect his share of the dinero he'll foller Tex.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx

  • Besides, I bought it from Juan afterwards, when they was hard up for dinero.

    The Long Dim Trail

    Forrestine C. Hooker

  • "I have her—and the dinero—and a constabulary inspector," he answered evasively.

    Caybigan

    James Hopper

  • Di dinero a Librada, segn sta dice, para tenerla por mensajera de recados y amorosas esquelas.

    Doa Perfecta

    Benito Prez Galds