vatu

noun va·tu \ ˈvä-ˌtü \

Definition of vatu

plural vatu
the basic monetary unit of Vanuatu — see Money Table

Origin and Etymology of vatu

probably borrowed from vatu "stone" in Raga or another language of Pentecost Island in Vanuatu (going back to Proto-Oceanic *patu "stone")


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