pesewa

noun
pe·​se·​wa | \ pə-ˈsā-wə How to pronounce pesewa (audio) \
plural pesewas or pesewa

Definition of pesewa

a monetary subunit of the cedi — see cedi at Money Table

First Known Use of pesewa

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pesewa

Twi pέsεwa, literally, penny, penny's worth of gold dust

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Cite this Entry

“Pesewa.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pesewa. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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