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noun, plural li·tai [lee-tey] /ˈli teɪ/, li·tu [lee-too] /ˈli tu/.
  1. a former silver coin and monetary unit of Lithuania, equal to 100 centai.
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Also lit.

Origin of litas

From Lithuanian
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Historical Examples of 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


noun plural litai (ˈliːteɪ)
  1. the standard monetary unit of Lithuania, divided into 100 centai
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