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poisha

[ poi-shuh ]
/ ˈpɔɪ ʃə /
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noun, plural poi·sha.
an aluminum coin and monetary unit of Bangladesh, one 100th of a taka.
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Also called paisa.

Origin of poisha

First recorded in 1970–75; from Bengali paisā (written), pronounced poisha, probably from Hindi paisā; see origin at paisa
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