pistareen


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pis·ta·reen

 (pĭs′tə-rēn′)
n.
A small silver coin used in America and the West Indies during the 1700s.

[Probably alteration of Spanish peseta, peseta; see peseta.]

pistareen

(ˌpɪstəˈriːn)
n
(Currencies) a Spanish coin, used in the US and the West Indies until the 18th century
[C18: perhaps changed from peseta]