toman

[tuh-mahn]
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noun

a coin of Iran, equal to 10 rials.

Nearby words

  1. tom, dick and jerry,
  2. tom, dick, and harry,
  3. tom-tom,
  4. tomahawk,
  5. tomalley,
  6. tomatillo,
  7. tomato,
  8. tomato aspic,
  9. tomato fruitworm,
  10. tomato hornworm

Origin of toman

1560–70; < Persian tōmān, tūmān < Turkic tümen ten thousand

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British Dictionary definitions for toman

toman

noun

a gold coin formerly issued in Persia

Word Origin for toman

C16: from Persian, of Mongolian origin

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