[ ti-kahl, -kawl, tee-kuh l ]
/ tɪˈkɑl, -ˈkɔl, ˈti kəl /
noun, plural ti·cals, ti·cal.
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- tic douloureux,
- ticarcillin disodium,
- tick bird
Origin of tical
1655–65; < Thai < Portuguese < Malay tikal
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Examples from the Web for tical
The tical is somewhat less than a third more in value than a rupee.
/ (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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