tu·​grik ˈtü-grik How to pronounce tugrik (audio)
variants or togrog or tughrik
the basic monetary unit of Mongolia see Money Table

Word History


Mongolian tögrig, literally, circle, wheel

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tugrik was in 1927

Cite this Entry

“Tugrik.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tugrik. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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