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makuta

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

[li-koo-tuh]
noun, plural ma·ku·ta [mah-koo-tuh] /mɑˈku tə/.
  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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Historical Examples

  • 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

noun
  1. the plural of likuta
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likuta

noun plural makuta (mɑːˈkuːtɑː)
  1. (formerly) a coin used in Zaïre
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Word Origin

C20: from Congolese
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