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forint

[ fawr-int ]
/ ˈfɔr ɪnt /
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noun
an aluminum coin and the monetary unit of Hungary, equal to 100 fillér. Abbreviation: F., Ft.
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Origin of forint

1945–50; <Hungarian <Italian fiorino.See florin
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British Dictionary definitions for forint

forint
/ (Hungarian ˈforint) /

noun
the standard monetary unit of Hungary, divided into 100 fillér

Word Origin for forint

from Hungarian, from Italian fiorino florin
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