jiao

or chiao

[ jyou ]
/ dʒyaʊ /

noun, plural jiao.

a copper-zinc coin and monetary unit of the People's Republic of China, the 10th part of a yuan, equal to 10 fen.

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Origin of jiao

First recorded in 1970–75; from Chinese jiǎo
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