ouguiya

noun ou·gui·ya \ ü-ˈgwē-ə , -ˈgē-ə \

Definition of ouguiya

plural ouguiya
the basic monetary unit of Mauritania — see Money Table

Origin and Etymology of ouguiya

Arabic dialect ūgīya, from Arabic ūqīya, literally, ounce


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