Definition of Khoums

1. Noun. A subdivision of the Mauritanian ouguiya. 5 khoums equal one ouguiya. ¹



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Definition of Khoums

1. khoum [n] - See also: khoum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Khoums

khodjas
khoja
khojas
kholah
kholsun
khomyakovite
khon
khopesh
khor
khors
khotbah
khotbahs
khotbeh
khotbehs
khoum
khoums (current term)
khu
khud
khuds
khukuri
khula
khurma
khurmas
khurta
khurtas
khuskhus
khutbah
khutbahs
khutbeh
khutbehs

Literary usage of Khoums

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1. Transactions by Glasgow Archaeological Society (1899)
"... or in the bosom of waters, without its being possible to know the owner, becomes the entire property of the finder."3 "khoums," to which the ..."

2. The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies by Robert Gordon Latham (1851)
"The bearer of the designation either calls himself by the name of his tribe, or else glorifies himself by the term Usul or Pure. The tribes or khoums are ..."

3. An Archaeological Survey of the United Kingdom by David Murray (1896)
"... or in the bosom of waters, without its being possible to know the owner, becomes the entire property of the finder."1 "khoums," to which the non- ..."

4. Journal asiatique by Société asiatique (Paris, France) (1839)
"... khoums, serait prélevé pour Iui-même, pour sa famille et pour les indigents. - - - - - - - En Iran- L. dc l'hégire , lorsque lee juifs nommés ..."

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