buq·​sha | \ ˈbək-shə \
variants: or less commonly buksha or bogshah \ ˈbäg-​shə \
plural buqshas or buqsha also bukshas or buksha or bogshahs or bogshah

Definition of buqsha

: a monetary unit of the Republic of Yemen and formerly of Yemen Arab Republic equal to ¹/₄₀ rial also : a coin representing one buqsha

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First Known Use of buqsha

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for buqsha

Arabic buqsha

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“Buqsha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buqsha. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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