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di·nar

 (dĭ-när′, dē′när′)
n.
1. See Table at currency.
2. Any of several units of gold and silver currency formerly used in the Middle East.

[Arabic dīnār, from Late Greek dēnārion, from Latin dēnārius; see denarius.]

dinar

(ˈdiːnɑː)
n
1. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of the following countries or territories. Algeria: divided into 100 centimes. Bahrain: divided into 1000 fils. Iraq: divided into 1000 fils. Jordan: divided into 1000 fils. Kuwait: divided into 1000 fils. Libya: divided into 1000 dirhams. Serbia: divided into 100 paras (formerly the standard monetary unit of Yugoslavia). Sudan, Tunisia: divided into 1000 millimes. Abbreviation: Din, AbbreviationD or Abbreviationd
2. (Currencies) a monetary unit of the United Arab Emirates worth one tenth of a dirham
3. (Currencies) a coin, esp one of gold, formerly used in the Middle East
[C17: from Arabic, from Late Greek dēnarion, from Latin dēnārius denarius]

di•nar

(dɪˈnɑr)

n.
1. the basic monetary unit of Algeria; of Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, and Kuwait; of Libya; of Sudan; of Tunisia; and of Yugoslavia.
2. a monetary unit of Iran, equal to 1/100 of a rial.
3. a former gold coin of the Near East.
[1625–35; < Arabic, Persian dīnār < Late Greek dēnárion < Latin dēnārius denarius]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dinar - 100 dinars equal 1 rial in Irandinar - 100 dinars equal 1 rial in Iran  
Iranian monetary unit - monetary unit in Iran
Iranian rial, rial - the basic unit of money in Iran
2.dinar - the basic unit of money in Yugoslavia
Yugoslavian monetary unit - monetary unit in Yugoslavia
para - 100 para equal 1 dinar in Yugoslavia
3.dinar - the basic unit of money in Tunisiadinar - the basic unit of money in Tunisia  
Tunisian monetary unit - monetary unit in Tunisia
Tunisian dirham, dirham - 100 dirhams equal 1 dinar in Tunisia
4.dinar - the basic unit of money in Libya
Libyan monetary unit - monetary unit in Libya
Libyan dirham, dirham - 100 dirhams equal 1 dinar in Libya
5.dinar - the basic unit of money in Kuwait; equal 1,000 fils
Kuwaiti monetary unit - monetary unit in Kuwait
Kuwaiti dirham, dirham - worth one tenth of a Kuwaiti dinar; equal 100 fils
6.dinar - the basic unit of money in Jordan; equal to 1,000 fils
fils - a fractional monetary unit in Bahrain and Iraq and Jordan and Kuwait; equal to one thousandth of a dinar
Jordanian monetary unit - monetary unit in Jordan
7.dinar - the basic unit of money in Iraq; equal to 1,000 fils
fils - a fractional monetary unit in Bahrain and Iraq and Jordan and Kuwait; equal to one thousandth of a dinar
Iraqi monetary unit - monetary unit in Iraq
8.dinar - the basic unit of money in Bahrain; equal to 1,000 fils
Bahrainian monetary unit - monetary unit in Bahrain
fils - a fractional monetary unit in Bahrain and Iraq and Jordan and Kuwait; equal to one thousandth of a dinar
9.dinar - the basic unit of money in Algeriadinar - the basic unit of money in Algeria  
centime - a fractional monetary unit of several countries: France and Algeria and Belgium and Burkina Faso and Burundi and Cameroon and Chad and the Congo and Gabon and Haiti and the Ivory Coast and Luxembourg and Mali and Morocco and Niger and Rwanda and Senegal and Switzerland and Togo
Algerian monetary unit - monetary unit in Algeria
Algerian centime - 100 centimes equal 1 dinar in Algeria
Translations
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