angolar

noun

an·​go·​lar
¦aŋgō¦lär
plural angolares
ˌ⸗⸗ˈlärēz
: the basic monetary unit of Portuguese-ruled Angola from 1928 to 1953 that was equal to the Portuguese escudo
also : a currency note representing one angolar

Word History

Etymology

Portuguese, literally, of Angola, from Angola + Portuguese -ar

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angolar was in 1927

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“Angolar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angolar. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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