birr

noun
\ ˈbər , ˈbir \
plural birr

Definition of birr 

: the basic monetary unit of Ethiopia — see Money Table

First Known Use of birr

1976, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for birr

Amharic bərr, literally, silver

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