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khoums

[koomz, khoomz] /kumz, xumz/
noun, plural khoums.
1.
a coin and monetary unit of Mauritania, the 5th part of an ouguiya.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; < French < Arabic khums literally, one fifth
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