noun, plural lep·ta [lep-tuh] /ˈlɛp tə/.
Origin of lepton1
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Examples from the Web for lepta
Historical Examples of lepta
He thinks it probable that Lepta will have to come to him before he can be induced to go to Lepta.The Life of Cicero
The monetary unit is the new drachma, equivalent to the franc, and divided into 440 100 lepta or centimes.
He was himself very good, and though he had once had many drachmas he had given away so much that he had hardly a lepta left.Our Little Grecian Cousin
Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
Lepta are very small brass coins worth half a quadrans each, which is a quarter of the copper assarion.
A kodrantes is a small coin worth one half of an Attic chalcus or two lepta.