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

Word History



First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of penni was in 1881

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Cite this Entry

“Penni.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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