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riyal

noun ri·yal \rē-ˈyäl, -ˈyal\
variants: or less commonly

\rē-ˈyäl, -ˈyal\

Definition of riyal

  1. the basic monetary unit of Qatar and Saudi Arabia — see money table

Origin and Etymology of riyal

Arabic riyāl, from Spanish real real


First Known Use: 1856


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riyal

noun ri·yal \rē-ˈȯl, -ˈäl\

less common spelling of

  1. the basic monetary unit of Iran, Oman, and Yemen — see money table


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