kwacha

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noun kwa·cha \ˈkwä-chə\

Definition of kwacha

plural

kwachas

or

kwacha

  1. the basic monetary unit of Malawi and Zambia — see money table

Origin and Etymology of kwacha

Bemba or Chichewa (Bantu language of Malawi), literally, it dawns


First Known Use: 1966

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