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n. pl. a·ri·a·ries
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[Malagasy, from Arabic al-riyāl : al-, the + riyāl, silver coin, any of various units of currency used in the Middle East (from Spanish real, real; see real2).]
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the standard unit of currency of Madagascar
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As a result, the Malagasy Ariary has appreciated slightly in real effective terms, and the Central Bank of Madagascar has boosted international reserves significantly, well beyond program targets.
It also said that it will launch four new Malagasy ariary banknotes this month and another four later in the year.