dinar (دينار)

A unit of currency of greatly varying value used mainly in various Arab countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Tunisia.

Di"nar (?), n. [Ar. dnar, from Gr. , fr. L. denarius. See Denier.]

1.

A petty money of accounts of Persia.

2.

An ancient gold coin of the East.

 

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