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khoum Syllabification: khoum
Pronunciation: /ko͞om/ /ko͝om/

Definition of khoum in English:

noun

A monetary unit of Mauritania, equal to one fifth of an ouguiya.
Example sentences
  • The currency of Mauritania is ougiya, which is is divided into 5 khoums, but these are not in use.
  • The basic unit of currency, the ouguiya, comprises five khoums.
  • The basic unit of currency, the ouguiya, is comprised of five khoums.

Origin

From Arabic ḵums 'one fifth'.

Words that rhyme with khoum

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