Definitions

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 Samoa, divided into 100 sene.
  • n. A rhythmic pattern in Indian music.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Argentine tree of the elm family, Momisia pallida, yielding a valuable wood used for making tool handles, casks, and barrels.

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

  • n. the basic unit of money in Western Samoa

Etymologies

Samoan, from English dollar.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Samoan tālā, in turn from English dollar (Wiktionary)
Sanskrit  (tālà) (Wiktionary)

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