lempira

[ lem-peer-uh ]
/ lɛmˈpɪər ə /

noun

a paper money and monetary unit of Honduras, equal to 100 centavos. Abbreviation: L.

Origin of lempira

1930–35; < American Spanish, after Lempira, Indian chief
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British Dictionary definitions for lempira

lempira
/ (lɛmˈpɪərə) /

noun

the standard monetary unit of Honduras, divided into 100 centavos

Word Origin for lempira

American Spanish, after Lempira, Indian chief who opposed the Spanish
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