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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Piaster(0.01161 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Piaster.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a fractional monetary unit in Egypt and Lebanon and Sudan
and Syria [syn: piastre]
2: 100 kurus equal 1 lira [syn: kuru, piastre]
English → English (gcide)
Piaster \Pi*as"ter\, n. [F. piastre, It. piastra a thin plate of
metal, a dollar, LL. piastra, fr. L. emplastrum. See
A silver coin of Spain and various other countries. See
Peso. The Spanish piaster (commonly called peso, or peso
duro) is of about the value of the American dollar. The
Italian piaster, or scudo, was worth from 80 to 100 cents.
The Turkish and Egyptian piasters are now worth about four
and a half cents.