li·​pa ˈlē-ˌpä How to pronounce lipa (audio)
plural lipa also lipe ˈlē-ˌpā How to pronounce lipa (audio)
: a former monetary subunit of the kuna

Word History


Serbo-Croatian (nominative plural lipe, genitive plural lipā), literally, linden tree

First Known Use

1993, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lipa was in 1993

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Cite this Entry

“Lipa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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