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ri·el

 (rē-ĕl′)
n.
See Table at currency.

[Origin unknown.]

riel

(ˈriːəl)
n
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Cambodia, divided into 100 sen

Riel

(riːˈɛl)
n
(Biography) Louis. 1844–85, Canadian politician; hanged for treason after leading the Métis people in rebellion against the Canadian government

riel

(ril, riˈɛl)

n.
the basic monetary unit of Cambodia.
[1955–60; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.riel - the basic unit of money in Cambodia; equal to 100 sen
sen - a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel
Cambodian monetary unit - monetary unit in Cambodia
References in periodicals archive ?
The exchange rate depreciated and reached Cambodian Riel 4,062 per US Dollar in June 2013.
Gap-year students heading off to Cambodia could find themselves carrying a million Cambodian Riel on a budget of about EUR169.
The Cambodian Riel (CR) is pegged to the US Dollar, and has been targeted to be around Riel 4,000 per Dollar.

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