tugrik

noun
tu·​grik | \ ˈtü-grik How to pronounce tugrik (audio) \
variants: or togrog \ ˈtō-​ˌgrōg How to pronounce tugrik (audio) \ or tughrik \ ˈtü-​grik How to pronounce tugrik (audio) \

Definition of tugrik

the basic monetary unit of Mongolia — see Money Table

First Known Use of tugrik

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tugrik

Mongolian tögrig, literally, circle, wheel

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“Tugrik.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tugrik. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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