from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Table at currency.
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- n. Malawi's minor currency unit, a hundredth of a kwacha
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- n. 100 tambala equal 1 kwacha in Malawi
Perhaps from Chewa or Nyanja, cockerels.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)