tical

[ti-kahl, -kawl, tee-kuh l]

Origin of tical

1655–65; < Thai < Portuguese < Malay tikal
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tical

noun plural -cals or -cal
  1. the former standard monetary unit of Thailand, replaced by the baht in 1928
  2. 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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