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fils1

[fils]
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noun, plural fils.
  1. a coin and monetary unit of Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, the 100th part of a dinar.
  2. a bronze coin of the United Arab Emirates, the 100th part of a dirham.
  3. an aluminum coin and monetary unit of the Yemen Arab Republic, the 100th part of a riyal.
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Origin of fils1

1885–90; < Arabic, probably < Greek phóllis a kind of coin

fils2

[fees]
noun, plural fils. French.
  1. son: sometimes used after a name with the meaning of Jr., as in Dumas fils.
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Compare père.

fil

[fil]
noun
  1. fils.
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fils1

  1. an addition to a French surname to specify the son rather than the father of the same namea book by Dumas fils Compare père
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Word Origin

French: son

fils2

fil (fɪl)

noun plural fils
    1. a fractional monetary unit of Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, and Kuwait, worth one thousandth of a dinar
    2. a fractional monetary unit of the United Arab Emirates, worth one hundredth of a dirham
    3. a fractional monetary unit of Yemen, worth one hundredth of a riyal
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Word Origin

from Arabic
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