dirham

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noun dir·ham \ˈdir-həm\

Definition of dirham

  1. 1 :  the basic monetary unit of Morocco and United Arab Emirates — see money table

  2. 2 :  a monetary subunit of the dinar (Libya) and riyal (Qatar) — see dinar, riyal at money table

Origin and Etymology of dirham

Arabic, from Latin drachma drachma


First Known Use: 1788


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