makuta

[ mah-koo-tuh ]
/ mɑˈku tə /

noun

plural of likuta.

Definition for makuta (2 of 2)

likuta

[ li-koo-tuh ]
/ lɪˈku tə /

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

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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Examples from the Web for makuta

  • 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 (1 of 2)

makuta

/ (mɑːˈkuːtɑː) /

noun

the plural of likuta

British Dictionary definitions for makuta (2 of 2)

likuta

/ (liːˈkuːtɑː) /

noun plural makuta (mɑːˈkuːtɑː)

(formerly) a coin used in Zaïre

Word Origin for likuta

C20: from Congolese
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