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naira Tweet Definition of naira Like Definition of naira on Facebook
noun
  1. a paper money and currency of Nigeria, equal to 100 kobo: replaced the pound in 1973
napoleon Tweet Definition of napoleon Like Definition of napoleon on Facebook
noun
  1. a gold coin worth twenty francs issued by Napoleon I; a twenty-franc coin
  • 1891: We had occasion some months ago to strengthen our resources, and borrowed, for that purpose, thirty thousand napoleons from the Bank of France. " Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Red-Headed League" (Norton 2005 p.67)
new penny Tweet Definition of new penny Like Definition of new penny on Facebook
noun (pluralnew pencereferring to a sum of money, new penniesreferring to more than one coin)
  1. (context, UK, dated) Following decimalisation, the name given to the coin worth one hundredth of a pound sterling; now known simply as the penny. Symbol: p
ngwee Tweet Definition of ngwee Like Definition of ngwee on Facebook
noun
  1. A currency of Zambia, 100 ngwee equal 1 kwacha.
nickel Tweet Definition of nickel Like Definition of nickel on Facebook
noun
  1. (uncountable) A silvery elemental metal with an atomic number of 28 and symbol Ni.
  2. (US, Canada, countable) A coin worth 5 cents.
  3. (US slang; sometimes the nickel or the hot nickel) Interstate 5, a highway that runs along the west coast of the United States.
  4. (slang) A playing card with the rank of five
numismatics Tweet Definition of numismatics Like Definition of numismatics on Facebook
noun
  1. The study of coins.
  2. Of or relating to coins or currency.
  3. Of or relating to numismatics.
numismatist Tweet Definition of numismatist Like Definition of numismatist on Facebook
noun
  1. One who studies and/or collects coins and/or currency, currencies.

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