Pronunciation: (pu-sā'tu; Sp. pe-se'tä), [key]
—pl. -tasPronunciation: (-tuz; Sp. -täs). [key]
1. a bronze coin and monetary unit of Spain and Spanish territories, equal to 100 centimos. Abbr.: P., Pta.
2. a former silver coin of Spain and Spanish America, equal to two reals; pistareen.
3. a former monetary unit of Equatorial Guinea: replaced by the ekuele in 1973.
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