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rial1

[ree-awl, -ahl] /riˈɔl, -ˈɑl/
noun
1.
a silver or cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Iran, equal to 100 dinars.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; < Persian < Arabic riyāl riyal

rial2

[rahy-uh l] /ˈraɪ əl/
noun
1.
ryal.

rial3

[ree-awl, -ahl] /riˈɔl, -ˈɑl/
noun
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for rial

rial

/ˈraɪəl/
noun
1.
the standard monetary unit of Iran
2.
the standard monetary unit of Oman, divided into 1000 baizas
3.
another name for riyal
Word Origin
C14: from Persian, from Arabic riyālriyal
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Encyclopedia Article for rial

monetary unit of Iran, Oman, and Yemen.

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