Dinar Definition

dĭ-när, dēnär
dinars
noun
dinars
Any of several units of gold and silver currency formerly used in the Middle East.
American Heritage
The basic monetary unit of:
Webster's New World
The currency unit of Algeria, comprised of 100 centimes; of Iraq, Kuwait, and Bahrain, comprised of 1000 fils; of Jordan, comprised of 100 piasters; of Libya, comprised of 100 dirhams; of Sudan, comprised of 10 pounds; of Tunisia, comprised of 1,000 millimes; and of Yugoslavia, comprised of 100 paras.
Webster's New World Finance
A coin or note worth one dinar.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
Iranian dinarYugoslavian dinarTunisian dinarLibyan dinarKuwaiti dinarJordanian dinarIraqi dinarBahrain dinarAlgerian dinar

Other Word Forms of Dinar

Noun

Singular:
dinar
Plural:
dinars

Origin of Dinar

  • Arabic dīnār from Late Greek dēnārion from Latin dēnārius denarius

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Arabic دينار (dinaar), derived from the Latin denarius.

    From Wiktionary

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