Dictionary.com

valuta

[ vuh-loo-tuh ]
/ vəˈlu tə /
Save This Word!

noun
(in Europe) the value of a currency expressed in terms of its rate of exchange with another currency.
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of valuta

1915–20; <Italian <Vulgar Latin *valūta, for Latin valīta, feminine past participle of Latin valēre to be worth
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for valuta

valuta
/ (vəˈluːtə) /

noun
rare the value of one currency in terms of its exchange rate with another

Word Origin for valuta

C20: from Italian, literally: value
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK