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dirhem

[ dir-hem, dih-rem, dir-uhm ]
/ dɪrˈhɛm, dɪˈrɛm, ˈdɪr əm /
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noun

any of various fractional silver coins issued in Islamic countries at different periods.

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Origin of dirhem

First recorded in 1780–90; variant of dirham
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