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  • peso peso  /ˈpeɪ soʊ/ ?  the basic unit of money in Uruguay; equal to 100 centesimos

    peso meaning(s) 

    1. (n) the basic unit of money in Uruguay; equal to 100 centesimos
    2. (n) the basic unit of money in the Philippines; equal to 100 centavos
    3. (n) the basic unit of money in Mexico; equal to 100 centavos
    4. (n) the basic unit of money in Guinea-Bissau; equal to 100 centavos
    5. (n) the basic unit of money in the Dominican Republic; equal to 100 centavos
    6. (n) the basic unit of money in Cuba; equal to 100 centavos
    7. (n) the basic unit of money in Colombia; equal to 100 centavos
    8. (n) the basic unit of money in Chile; equal to 100 centesimos

    Synonym(s)

    peso usage(s)

    1. By Latin Americanor indeed anystandards, the Mexican peso has been a remarkably stable currency.
    2. When 5,000 planes are down and 50 pesos paid in, a Gust becomes a Hurricane.
  • pessary pessary  /ˈpɛ sə rɪ/ ?  a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made…
  • pessimal pessimal  of an organism's environment; least favorable for survival
  • pessimism pessimism  /ˈpɛ sə ˌmɪ zəm/ ?  the feeling that things will turn out badly
  • pessimist pessimist  /ˈpɛ sə məst/ ?  a person who expects the worst
  • pessimistic pessimistic  /ˌpɛ sə ˈmɪ stɪk/ ?  expecting the worst possible outcome
  • pessimistically pessimistically  with pessimism; in a pessimistic manner
  • pessimum pessimum  of an organism's environment; least favorable for survival
  • pest pest  /ˈpɛst/ ?  a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and…
  • pester pester  /ˈpɛ stər/ ?  annoy persistently
  • pestered pestered  /ˈpɛ stərd/ ?  troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
  • pesterer pesterer  /ˈpɛs tə rə/ ?  a persistently annoying person
  • pestering pestering  /ˈpɛ stə rɪŋ/ ?  causing irritation or annoyance
  • pesthole pesthole  a breeding ground for epidemic disease
  • pesthouse pesthouse  hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy)
  • pesticide pesticide  /ˈpɛ stə ˌsaɪd/ ?  a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)
  • pesticide poisoning pesticide poisoning  toxic condition resulting from ingesting or inhaling a pesticide
  • pestiferous pestiferous  /pɛs ˈtɪ fə rəs/ ?  contaminated with infecting organisms
  • pestilence pestilence  /ˈpɛ stə ləns/ ?  a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia…
  • pestilent pestilent  /ˈpɛs tɪ lənt/ ?  exceedingly harmful
  • pestilential pestilential  /ˌpɛs tɪ ˈlɛn ʃəl/ ?  likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease
  • pestis pestis  a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally…
  • pestis ambulans pestis ambulans  a mild form of bubonic plague
  • pestis bubonica pestis bubonica  the most common form of the plague in humans; characterized by chills,…
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