luma

noun
lu·​ma | \ ˌlü-ˈmä How to pronounce luma (audio) \
variants: or \ ˌlü-​ˈmä How to pronounce louma (audio) \
plural luma or lumas or loumas

Definition of luma

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

First Known Use of luma

1999, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for luma

Armenian luma, lumay, literally, small coin, mite, from Syriac lūmā

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“Luma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/luma. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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