poiska

noun
pois·​ka | \ ˈpȯi-skə How to pronounce poiska (audio) \
variants: or poisha \ ˈpȯi-​shə How to pronounce poisha (audio) \
plural poiska or poisha

Definition of poiska

1 : a monetary unit of Bangladesh equal to ¹/₁₀₀ taka

called also paisa

2 : a coin representing one poiska

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First Known Use of poiska

1974, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for poiska

Bengali poisa, probably from Hindi paisa, paisa

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