peso

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See also: Peso, pesò, and pesó

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish peso.

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Noun[edit]

peso (plural pesos)

  1. Former unit of currency in Spain a Spain's colonies worth 8 reales; Spanish dollar.
  2. Former unit of currency in Argentina worth 1/100 austral.
  3. A coin equal to a Spanish dollar.
  4. Name of the currency of various countries including, but not limited to: Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Philippines.
  5. A coin or note worth one peso.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

peso

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of pesar

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

peso (accusative singular peson, plural pesoj, accusative plural pesojn)

  1. (numismatics) peso

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

peso

  1. peso (currency)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pensum.

Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. weight
  2. peso (unit of currency)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pensum.

Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesi)

  1. weight

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Verb[edit]

peso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pesare

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pensum, from pendō (I weigh).

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Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. weight
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, 53r.
      Et a tal uertud que ſi la poné ſobre mill peſos de pez faz los feruir por ſu ṕṕdat bié como si estudieſſen a fuego.
      And its virtue it such that if it is put over a thousand weights of pitch it lights them due to its property, as if they were on fire.
    • Idem, f. 79r.
      La ſegunda es q́ ſi beuiere oḿe della peſo duna dragma purga melanconia temprada miente ¬ bien.
      The second is that if one were to drink of it the weight of one drachma, it purges black bile soon and well.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pensum, from the verb penso.

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Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. peso (unit of money)
  2. weight

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish peso, from Latin pensum, from pendō (I weigh).

Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. weight
  2. peso (unit of currency)

Related terms[edit]

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Verb[edit]

peso

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of pesar.