toea

noun
\ ˈtȯi-ə How to pronounce toea (audio) \
plural toea

Definition of toea

a monetary subunit of the kina — see kina at Money Table

First Known Use of toea

1975, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for toea

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

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“Toea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toea. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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