baht

[baht]

Origin of baht

1820–30; < Thai bà:t, earlier, a measure of weight, ultimately < Pali pāda foot
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Contemporary Examples of baht

  • Average cost per person is a bargain at about 600 baht ($20).

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British Dictionary definitions for baht

baht

noun plural bahts or baht
  1. the standard monetary unit of Thailand, divided into 100 satang

Word Origin for baht

from Thai bāt
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