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ringgit

[ ring-git ]
/ ˈrɪŋ gɪt /
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noun
a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Malaysia, equal to 100 sen.
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Also called dollar.

Origin of ringgit

First recorded in 1965–70, ringgit is from the Malay word riŋgit literally, serrated, milled
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British Dictionary definitions for ringgit

ringgit
/ (ˈrɪŋɡɪt) /

noun
the standard monetary unit of Malaysia, divided into 100 sen

Word Origin for ringgit

from Malay
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