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

Word History


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

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Cite this Entry

“Xu.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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