Definition of ringgit
the basic monetary unit of Malaysia — see money table
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Since Malaysian regulators in November took steps to deter foreign banks from trading offshore ringgit NDFs, trading on the platform for that instrument tumbled 70 percent, said Jeff Ward, head of Asia and emerging markets.
A Malaysian man earned almost 3,000 ringgit (US$790) and the title of best rat catcher by killing 1,175 of the rodents in three months with a slingshot.
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Origin and Etymology of ringgit
Malay, literally, serration, coin with milled edge
First Known Use: 1967
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