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ri·yalalso ri·al (rē-ôl′, -äl′)
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[Arabic riyāl, from Spanish real, real; see real2.]
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Qatar, divided into 100 dirhams; Saudi Arabia, divided into 100 halala; and Yemen, divided into 100 fils
[from Arabic riyāl, from Spanish real real2]
the basic monetary unit of Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
[1935–40; < Arabic < Sp real real2]
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|Noun||1.||riyal - the basic unit of money in Saudi Arabia|
Saudi Arabian monetary unit - monetary unit in Saudi Arabia
qurush - 20 qurush equal 1 riyal in Saudi Arabia
|2.||riyal - the basic unit of money in Qatar|
Qatari monetary unit - monetary unit in Qatar