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ri·al 1(rē-ôl′, -äl′)
See Table at currency.
[Persian, from Arabic riyāl, from Spanish real; see real2.]
ri·al 2(rē-ôl′, -äl′)
Variant of riyal.
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1. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Iran
2. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Oman, divided into 1000 baizas
3. (Currencies) another name for riyal
[C14: from Persian, from Arabic riyāl riyal]
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the basic monetary unit of Iran, Oman, and the Republic of Yemen.
[1930–35; (< Persian) < Arabic riyāl riyal]
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|Noun||1.||rial - the basic unit of money in Yemen; equal to 100 fils|
Yemeni monetary unit - monetary unit in Yemen
|2.||rial - the basic unit of money in Oman|
Omani monetary unit - monetary unit in Oman
|3.||rial - the basic unit of money in Iran|
Iranian monetary unit - monetary unit in Iran
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