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A Gambian unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the dalasi.

[From Wolof bu-tuut, the small one : bu, the (b-, noun class marker + -u, marker of neutral, non-distal, non-proximal distance) + tuut, small.]


(Currencies) a Gambian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a dalasi


(ˈbu tut)

n., pl. -tut, -tuts.
a monetary unit of The Gambia, equal to 1/100 of the dalasi.
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Noun1.butut - 100 bututs equal 1 dalasi in Gambia
Gambian monetary unit - monetary unit in Gambia
dalasi - the basic unit of money in Gambia
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