- a bronze coin and monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, the 100th part of a kina.
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Examples from the Web for toea
Mr. Barradas opened the tierce of tobacco, and Pan and Toea and I dug out the nasty sticky layers with sheath knives.
After supper she and Toea were taken on shore, and at once went to Velo's house (which was that formerly occupied by Barry).
Old Roku, the father of Toea, stood quietly holding the staff of his spear and awaiting her reply.
Toea would go with her mistress to Sydney and remain with her for perhaps a year or more.
- a monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, worth one-hundredth of a kina
from a Papuan language