butut

noun

bu·​tut bu̇-ˈtüt How to pronounce butut (audio)
plural bututs or butut
: a monetary subunit of the dalasi see dalasi at Money Table

Word History

Etymology

Wolof butuut, literally, something small

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of butut was in 1972

Dictionary Entries Near butut

Cite this Entry

“Butut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butut. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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