kina

[ kee-nuh ]
/ ˈki nə /

noun

a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, equal to 100 toea.

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British Dictionary definitions for kina (1 of 2)

kina1
/ (ˈkiːnə) /

noun

the standard monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, divided into 100 toea

Word Origin for kina

from a Papuan language

British Dictionary definitions for kina (2 of 2)

kina2
/ (ˈkiːnə) /

noun plural kina

a green sea urchin, Evichinus chloroticus, eaten in New ZealandAlso called: sea egg

Word Origin for kina

Māori
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