plural xu
1
: a coin formerly minted by South Vietnam equivalent to the cent
2
a monetary subunit of the dong see dong at Money Table

Word History

Etymology

Vietnamese, from French sou sou

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of xu was in 1948

Dictionary Entries Near xu

Cite this Entry

“Xu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xu. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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