tambala

noun
tam·​ba·​la | \ täm-ˈbä-lə How to pronounce tambala (audio) \
plural tambala also tambalas

Definition of tambala

a monetary subunit of the kwacha (Malawi) — see kwacha at Money Table

First Known Use of tambala

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tambala

Nyanja (Bantu language of Malawi), literally, cockerel

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“Tambala.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tambala. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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