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ouguiya

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noun ou·gui·ya \ü-ˈgwē-ə, -ˈgē-ə\

Definition of ouguiya

plural

ouguiya

  1. — see money table



Origin and Etymology of ouguiya

Arabic dialect ūgīya, from Arabic ūqīya, literally, ounce


First Known Use: 1973


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