fils

1
[ fils ]
/ fɪls /

noun, plural fils.

a coin and monetary unit of Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, the 100th part of a dinar.
a bronze coin of the United Arab Emirates, the 100th part of a dirham.
an aluminum coin and monetary unit of the Yemen Arab Republic, the 100th part of a riyal.
Also fil.

Origin of fils

1
1885–90; < Arabic, probably < Greek phóllis a kind of coin

Definition for fils (2 of 3)

fils

2
[ fees ]
/ fis /

noun, plural fils. French.

son: sometimes used after a name with the meaning of Jr., as in Dumas fils.
Compare père.

Definition for fils (3 of 3)

fil

[ fil ]
/ fɪl /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for fils (1 of 2)

fils

1
/ French (fis) /

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

Word Origin for fils

French: son

British Dictionary definitions for fils (2 of 2)

fils

2

fil (fɪl)

/ (fɪls) /

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

Word Origin for fils

from Arabic
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