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makuta

[mah-koo-tuh] /mɑˈku tə/
noun
1.
plural of likuta.

likuta

[li-koo-tuh] /lɪˈku tə/
noun, plural makuta
[mah-koo-tuh] /mɑˈku tə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a paper money, aluminum coin, and monetary unit of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the 100th part of a zaire.
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  • He gave them a makuta or crown, and ordered them to find kingdoms where they should establish themselves.

    The History of Sumatra William Marsden
British Dictionary definitions for makuta

makuta

/mɑːˈkuːtɑː/
noun
1.
the plural of likuta

likuta

/liːˈkuːtɑː/
noun (pl) makuta (mɑːˈkuːtɑː)
1.
(formerly) a coin used in Zaïre
Word Origin
C20: from Congolese
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