[ e-kwey-lee, -ley ]
/ ɛˈkweɪ li, -leɪ /
a paper money, brass coin, and monetary unit of Equatorial Guinea, equal to 100 centimos: replaced the peseta in 1973.
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Also ek·pwe·le [ek-pwey-lee, -ley] /ɛkˈpweɪ li, -leɪ/.
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British Dictionary definitions for ekpwele
/ (ɛkˈpweɪleɪ) /
noun plural -le (-leɪ)
a former monetary unit of Equatorial Guinea
Word Origin for ekpwele
from the native name in Equatorial Guinea
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