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rial1

[ree-awl, -ahl]
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noun
  1. a silver or cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Iran, equal to 100 dinars.
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Origin of rial1

1930–35; < Persian < Arabic riyāl riyal

rial2

[rahy-uh l]
noun
  1. ryal.
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rial3

[ree-awl, -ahl]
noun
  1. riyal.
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ryal

or ri·al

[rahy-uh l]
noun
  1. rose noble.
  2. a former gold coin of Scotland, equal to 60 shillings.
  3. a former silver coin of Scotland, equal to 30 shillings.
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Origin of ryal

1350–1400; Middle English (Scots): royal
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rial

noun
  1. the standard monetary unit of Iran
  2. the standard monetary unit of Oman, divided into 1000 baizas
  3. another name for riyal
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Word Origin

C14: from Persian, from Arabic riyāl riyal
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