or chiao

noun, plural jiao.
  1. 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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