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[muh-nil-uh] /məˈnɪl ə/

an early form of currency in W Africa in the pattern of a small bracelet

variant of Manila, especially in manilla paper (1832).

“ring, bracelet,” from Spanish manilla, from Latin monilia, plural of monile “collar, necklace” (see mane). Influenced in Spanish by Spanish mano “hand.”


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