plural toea
a monetary subunit of the kina see kina at Money Table

Word History

Etymology

Hiri Motu (pidgin of Papua New Guinea based on Motu, an Austronesian language), a kind of shell

First Known Use

1975, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of toea was in 1975

Dictionary Entries Near toea

Cite this Entry

“Toea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toea. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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