Spanish monetary unit

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Noun1.Spanish monetary unit - monetary unit in Spain
monetary unit - a unit of money
peseta, Spanish peseta - formerly the basic unit of money in Spain; equal to 100 centimos
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The Spanish monetary unit at the time was the real, and an eight-reales coin--a "piece of eight"--was referred to by English-speakers as a "dollar."