vatu

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noun va·tu \ˈvä-ˌtü\

Definition of vatu

plural

vatu

  1. 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”)


First Known Use: 1981

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