ouguiya


ou·gui·ya

noun \ü-ˈgwē-ə, -ˈgē-ə\
plural ouguiya

Definition of OUGUIYA

the basic monetary unit of Mauritania — see money table

Origin of OUGUIYA

Arabic dialect ūgīya, from Arabic ūqīya, literally, ounce
First Known Use: 1973

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