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pesewa

[ pey-sey-wah ]
/ peɪˈseɪ wɑ /
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noun, plural pe·se·wa, pe·se·was.

a bronze coin and monetary unit of Ghana, one 100th of a cedi.

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Origin of pesewa

First recorded in 1965–70; from Akan pέsewa “penny”
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British Dictionary definitions for pesewa

pesewa
/ (pɪˈseɪwɑː) /

noun

a Ghanaian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a cedi
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