penni

[ pen-ee ]
/ ˈpɛn i /
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noun, plural pen·ni·a [pen-ee-uh] /ˈpɛn i ə/, pen·nis.

an aluminum coin of Finland until the euro was adopted, the 100th part of a markka.

Nearby words

  1. penne,
  2. pennell,
  3. pennell, joseph,
  4. penner,
  5. penney,
  6. pennia,
  7. pennie,
  8. pennies,
  9. pennies from heaven,
  10. penniform

Origin of penni

1890–95; < Finnish < Low German pennig penny

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British Dictionary definitions for penni

penni

/ (ˈpɛnɪ) /

noun plural -niä (-nɪə) or -nis

a former Finnish monetary unit worth one hundredth of a markka

Word Origin for penni

Finnish, from Low German pennig penny

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