poi·​sha ˈpȯi-shə How to pronounce poisha (audio)
plural poisha
: the paisa of Bangladesh

Word History


Bengali poisa, probably from Hindi paisā

First Known Use

circa 1976, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of poisha was circa 1976

Dictionary Entries Near poisha

Cite this Entry

“Poisha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poisha. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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