kula

noun
ku·​la | \ˈkülə\
plural kula

Definition of kula 

: a Melanesian interisland system of exchange in which prestige items (as necklaces and arm shells) are ceremoniously exchanged with a concomitant trade in useful goods — compare exchange sense 1b

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History and Etymology for kula

of Melanesian origin

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