baiza

noun
bai·​za | \ ˈbī-(ˌ)zä How to pronounce baiza (audio) \
plural baiza or baizas

Definition of baiza

: a monetary subunit of the rial (Oman) — see rial at Money Table

First Known Use of baiza

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baiza

Arabic baisa, probably from Gujarati paisɔ, from Hindi paisā quarter-anna coin — more at paisa

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“Baiza.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baiza. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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