- formerly, a coin and monetary unit of Yugoslavia, equal to 100 paras. Abbreviation: Din.
- a coin and monetary unit of Macedonia and Serbia, equal to 100 paras.
Origin of dinar
Examples from the Web for dinar
Historical Examples of dinar
I could not, I fear, make one dinar by any one of the methods you suggest.
The Chinese ships pay here a thousand drams for duties, whereas others pay only from one dinar to ten.
I forgive thee gladly thy ransom, neither shall I ever ask even a dinar from thee, but thou canst repay me!Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians
Woislav M. Petrovitch
Here the eldest nephew said respectfully and with an inclination of the head: Pray, uncle, what is a dinar?
Word Origin for dinar
Middle Eastern unit of currency, 1630s, from Arabic dinar, from late Greek denarion, from Latin denarius (see denarius).