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: the basic monetary unit of Morocco and United Arab Emirates — see Money Table
: a monetary subunit of the dinar (Libya) and riyal (Qatar) — see dinar, riyal at Money Table
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1788, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Arabic, from Latin drachma drachma
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