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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Table at currency.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The currency of Ghana, divided into 100 pesewas and represented by ₵.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the basic unit of money in Ghana

Etymologies

Possibly from Akan (Fante) sedị, small shell, cowry.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Fanti sedi for cowrie shell. (Wiktionary)

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