[ pen-ee ]
/ ˈpɛn i /
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.
Origin of penni
1890–95; < Finnish < Low German pennig penny
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British Dictionary definitions for pennis
/ (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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