Meaning of piaster
Pronunciation: (pē-as'tur, -ä'stur), [key]
- a former coin of Turkey, the 100th part of a lira: replaced by the kurus in 1933.
- a monetary unit of Egypt, Lebanon, Sudan, and Syria, the 100th part of a pound.
- a former monetary unit of South Vietnam: replaced by the dong in 1976.
- the former peso or dollar of Spain and Spanish America.
- piaster (Thesaurus)