Complete Definition of "quetzal"

English

Etymology
From Nahu. quetzalli/quetzaltototl.

Noun
quetzal (quetzals)

  1. A trogon of the genus Pharomacrus, especially the resplendent quetzal P. mocinno, with very long tail feathers, found in Guatemala and Costa Rica.
  2. A monetary unit used in Guatemala, equal to 100 centavos.

Scientific names
Pharomacrus mocinno

Translations
trans-top|quetzal bird
Finnish: ketsaali
French: quetzal, couroucou royal
trans-mid
German: Quetzal m
Spanish: quetzal m
trans-bottom

trans-top|monetary unit
Finnish: quetzal
French: quetzal
trans-mid
German: Quetzal m
Spanish: quetzal m
trans-bottom

See also
centavo

Category:Currency


Spanish

Etymology
Nahu.|es quetzalli

Noun
es-noun-m|pl=quetzales

  1. A bird found in Guatemala and Costa Rica.
  2. A monetary unit used in Guatemala, equal to 100 centavos.

Related terms
quetzalteco
Quetzaltenango

See also
centavo

Category:es:Birds

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