plural matonas

Definition of matona

: an Ethiopian coin that was issued prior to annexation by Italy in 1936 and that was equivalent to a cent

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First Known Use of matona

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Matona.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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