Definition of centas in English:

centas

noun

  • A monetary unit of Lithuania, equal to one hundredth of a litas.

    • ‘Coins are in denominations of Lt5, 2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 centas.’
    • ‘The 1 centas coin has a square ornament with triangle tulip s in each corner.’
    • ‘In 1997, 10, 20 and 50 centas coins of a new design were struck, and new circulation coins of 1, 2 and 5 followed in 1998.’
    • ‘Coins are in denominations of Lt5, 2 and 1, and the worthless 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 centas.’
    • ‘Banknotes come in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 litas and there are 1, 2, and 5 litas, and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 centas coins in circulation.’

Origin

Lithuanian.

Pronunciation:

centas

/ˈsentäs/