dalasi

noun
da·​la·​si | \ dä-ˈlä-sē How to pronounce dalasi (audio) \
plural dalasi or dalasis

Definition of dalasi

: the basic monetary unit of Gambia — see Money Table

First Known Use of dalasi

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dalasi

Wolof, probably ultimately from West African French dala 5-franc coin, from English dollar

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“Dalasi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dalasi. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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