ouguiya

noun
ou·gui·ya | \ ü-ˈgwē-ə , -ˈgē-ə \
plural ouguiya

Definition of ouguiya 

the basic monetary unit of Mauritania — see Money Table

First Known Use of ouguiya

1973, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ouguiya

Arabic dialect ūgīya, from Arabic ūqīya, literally, ounce

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