Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

likuta

play
noun li·ku·ta \li-ˈkü-tə\

Definition of likuta

plural

makuta

play \mä-\
  1. :  a former monetary unit equal to 1100 zaire



Origin and Etymology of likuta

ultimately from Kongo dikuta (plural makuta) palm-leaf cloth bundle used as currency, from -kuta to gather, bundle


First Known Use: 1967

Rhymes with likuta


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up likuta? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).