dirham definition by Webster's New World
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- the basic monetary unit of:
- the United Arab Emirates
- a monetary unit of:
- Libya, equal to of a dinar
- Qatar, equal to of a riyal
Origin: Arabic ; from Classical Latin drachma, drachma
dirham definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
See Table at currency.
Origin: Arabic, from Greek drakhmē, drachma.
dirham - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of Morocco, comprised of 100 centimes, and the United Arab Emirates, comprised of 100 fils.