lira definition

  • noun:
    • See Table at money.
    • The primary device of currency in Italy, San Marino, and Vatican City prior to the adoption regarding the euro.
    • The basic product of money in Turkey.
    • The currency of Lebanon (also lb), Syria (also lb), Jordan (also dinar), former currency of Italy, Malta, San Marino while the Vatican City, superseded by the euro.
    • the previous money of Israel, superseded by the sheqel.
    • An Italian coin equivalent in value into French franc.
    • a contemporary silver coin associated with kingdom of Italy, divided into 100 centesimi, and worth a franc, or just around 19 US cents.
    • A gold coin of chicken, otherwise known as a Turkish lb, add up to $4.40.
    • A lyre; previously, in addition, some related tool.
    • one of several grooves or furrows on a shell.
    • the basic product of cash in chicken
    • previously the fundamental unit of money in Italy; equal to 100 centesimi
    • the essential product of income on Malta; add up to 100 cents

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