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[zlaw-tee] /ˈzlɔ ti/
noun, plural zlotys (collectively) zloty.
a nickel coin and monetary unit of Poland, equal to 100 groszy.
Abbreviation: Zl.
Origin of zloty
1915-20; < Polish złoty literally, of gold, golden, adj. derivative of złoto gold Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for zloty


noun (pl) -tys, -ty
the standard monetary unit of Poland, divided into 100 groszy
Word Origin
from Polish: golden, from zlyoto gold; related to Russian zoloto gold
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Word Origin and History for zloty

monetary unit of Poland, 1842, from Polish złoty, literally "of gold," from złoto "gold," related to Russian zoloto, Czech zlato "gold" (see gold).

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