from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Table at currency.
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- n. In the currency of Ghana, one hundredth of a cedi.
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- n. 100 pesewas equal 1 cedi in Ghana
From Akan pésewabo, dark blue seed of a plant, formerly used as the smallest gold weight.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Twi pέsεwa ("penny, penny's worth of gold dust") (Wiktionary)