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tical

(tɪˈkɑːl; -ˈkɔːl; ˈtiːkəl)
n, pl -cals or -cal
1. (Currencies) the former standard monetary unit of Thailand, replaced by the baht in 1928
2. (Units) a unit of weight, formerly used in Thailand, equal to about half an ounce or 14 grams
[C17: via Siamese and Portuguese from Malay tikal monetary unit]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tical - the basic unit of money in Thailand
Thai monetary unit - monetary unit in Thailand
satang - 100 satangs equal 1 baht in Thailand
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