penni

noun
pen·​ni | \ ˈpe-nē How to pronounce penni (audio) \
plural pennia\ ˈpe-​nē-​ə How to pronounce penni (audio) \ also penni or pennis\ ˈpe-​nēz How to pronounce penni (audio) \

Definition of penni

: a former monetary unit equal to ¹/₁₀₀ Finnish markka

First Known Use of penni

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for penni

Finnish

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“Penni.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/penni. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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