tical

tical

[ti-kahl, -kawl, tee-kuhl]
noun, plural ticals, tical.
1.
a former silver coin and monetary unit of Siam, equal to 100 satang: replaced in 1928 by the baht.
2.

Origin:
1655–65; < Thai < Portuguese < Malay tikal

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tical (tɪˈkɑːl, -ˈkɔːl, ˈtiːkəl)
 
n , pl -cals, -cal
1.  the former standard monetary unit of Thailand, replaced by the baht in 1928
2.  a unit of weight, formerly used in Thailand, equal to about half an ounce or 14 grams
 
[C17: via Siamese and Portuguese from Malay tikal monetary unit]

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