[ bahy-zah ]
/ ˈbaɪ zɑ /
a coin and monetary unit of Oman, the 1000th part of a rial omani.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of baiza
<Arabic bayzah<Hindi paisā
Words nearby baiza
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Example sentences from the Web for baiza
Then Mrs. —— came to say that the Baiza Baee had asked her to come and interpret for us, which will be a great comfort.Up the Country|Emily Eden