dinar

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

di·nar

noun \di-ˈnär, ˈdē-ˌ\

Definition of DINAR

1
:  a gold coin formerly used in countries of southwest Asia and north Africa
2
a :  the basic monetary unit of Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Sudan, and Tunisia — see money table
b :  a monetary subunit of the rial (Iran) — see rial at money table

Origin of DINAR

Arabic dīnār, from Late Greek dēnarion denarius, from Latin denarius — more at denier
First Known Use: 1634

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