noun (plural same)
A monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, equal to one hundredth of a kina.
- Men at the plant were paid an hourly rate of 80 toea and women 64 toea.
- The Kina replaced the Australian Dollar and the toea replaced the Australian cent.
- A lottery determined by the Commissioner-General to be a foreign lottery is 50 toea per ticket.
Motu, literally 'cone-shaped shell'.
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