an·​go·​lar | \ ¦aŋgō¦lär \
plural angolares\ ˌ⸗⸗ˈlärēz \

Definition of angolar

: 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

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First Known Use of angolar

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angolar

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

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“Angolar.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 5 December 2019.

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