litas

[ lee-tahs ]
/ ˈli tɑs /
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noun, plural li·tai [lee-tey] /ˈli teɪ/, li·tu [lee-too] /ˈli tu/.

a former silver coin and monetary unit of Lithuania, equal to 100 centai.
Also lit.

Origin of litas

From Lithuanian
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Examples from the Web for litai

  • I know not whether the Litai of whom Homer speaks may plead for us through another.

    Darkness and Dawn|Frederic W. Farrar

British Dictionary definitions for litai

litas

/ (ˈliːtɑːs) /

noun plural litai (ˈliːteɪ)

the standard monetary unit of Lithuania, divided into 100 centai
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