lempira

[lem-peer-uh]

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

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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