tambala

noun tam·ba·la \ täm-ˈbä-lə \

Definition of tambala

plural tambala also tambalas
a monetary subunit of the kwacha (Malawi) — see kwacha at Money Table

Origin and Etymology of tambala

Nyanja (Bantu language of Malawi), literally, cockerel


Learn More about tambala


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tambala? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to conform or adhere

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!