[ ti-kahl, -kawl, tee-kuhl ]
/ tɪˈkɑl, -ˈkɔl, ˈti kəl /
noun, plural ti·cals, ti·cal.
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Origin of tical
1655–65; <Thai <Portuguese <Malay tikal
Words nearby tical
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Example sentences from the Web for tical
The tical is somewhat less than a third more in value than a rupee.
British Dictionary definitions for tical
/ (tɪˈkɑːl, -ˈkɔːl, ˈtiːkəl) /
noun plural -cals or -cal
the former standard monetary unit of Thailand, replaced by the baht in 1928
a unit of weight, formerly used in Thailand, equal to about half an ounce or 14 grams
Word Origin for tical
C17: via Siamese and Portuguese from Malay tikal monetary unit
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