nounpl. -·tu or -·tus
The definition of a vatu is the monetary unit used in Vanuatu, an archipelago of 83 islands in the South Pacific.
An example of vatu is the monetary unit of Vanuatu.
Origin of vatuBislama either from Fijian vatu stone or from a kindred word in a Malayo-Polynesian language of Vanuatu ( perhaps chosen as the name for the currency because of its phonetic similarity to Vanuatu ) from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian batu stone from Proto-AustronesianTsou (Austronesian language of Taiwain) fatu