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baht

(bät)
n. pl. bahts or baht
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[Thai bàat, from earlier, one quarter of a tael of silver, from Old Khmer pāda, foot, quarter, from Sanskrit pādaḥ, foot (as of an animal), quarter (since quadrupeds have four feet, a foot represented a quarter of an animal), from pāt, pad-, foot; see ped- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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baht

(bɑːt)
n, pl bahts or baht
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Thailand, divided into 100 satang
[from Thai bāt]
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baht

(bɑt)

n., pl. bahts, baht.
the basic monetary unit of Thailand.
[1820–30; < Thai bà:t]
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Noun1.baht - 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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