kobo

noun
ko·​bo | \ˈkō-(ˌ)bō \
plural kobo also kobos

Definition of kobo 

a monetary subunit of the naira — see naira at Money Table

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Fidelity’s shares rose as much as 3.7 percent before paring gains to trade unchanged at 82 kobo by 1:27 p.m. in Lagos. Emele Onu, Bloomberg.com, "Fidelity Bank Looks to Bumper Nigeria Yields to Boost Profit," 1 May 2017

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First Known Use of kobo

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kobo

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