pesewa

noun

pe·​se·​wa pə-ˈsā-wə How to pronounce pesewa (audio)
plural pesewas or pesewa
a monetary subunit of the cedi see cedi at Money Table

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pesewa was in 1963

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Cite this Entry

“Pesewa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pesewa. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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