Definition of abasi
1 : an Afghan yellow bronze coin equivalent to four shahi that was issued between 1921 and 1923
2 : an Afghan unit of value for postage stamps one-abasi stamps two-abasi stamps
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Origin and Etymology of abasi
variant transliterations of Persian ʽabbāsī abassi
First Known Use: circa 1922
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