forint

[fawr-int]

noun

an aluminum coin and the monetary unit of Hungary, equal to 100 fillér. Abbreviation: F., Ft.

Origin of forint

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

forint

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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