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BD.

1.
(in Bahrain) dinar; dinars.

bd.

plural bds.
1.
2.
bond.
3.
4.

B/D

1.
bank draft.
2.
bills discounted.
3.
Accounting. brought down.

b/d

1.
barrels per day.

B.D.

1.
Bachelor of Divinity.
2.
bank draft.
3.
bills discounted.

B&D

noun
1.
bondage and discipline: used in reference to sadomasochistic sexual practices.
Also, B and D.

dinar

[dih-nahr] /dɪˈnɑr/
noun
1.
any of various former coins of the Near East, especially gold coins issued by Islamic governments.
2.
a money of account of Iran, the 100th part of a rial.
3.
  1. formerly, a coin and monetary unit of Yugoslavia, equal to 100 paras.
    Abbreviation: Din.
  2. a coin and monetary unit of Macedonia and Serbia, equal to 100 paras.
4.
a paper money, silver or nickel coin, and monetary unit of Iraq, equal to 1000 fils or 20 dirhams.
Abbreviation: ID.
5.
a paper money and monetary unit of Jordan, equal to 1000 fils.
Abbreviation: JD.
6.
a paper money and monetary unit of Kuwait, equal to 10 dirhams or 1000 fils.
Abbreviation: KD.
7.
a paper money and monetary unit of Tunisia, equal to 10 dirhams or 1000 millimes.
8.
a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Algeria, equal to 100 centimes.
Abbreviation: DA.
9.
a paper money and monetary unit of Bahrain, equal to 1000 fils.
Abbreviation: BD.
10.
a paper money and monetary unit of Libya, equal to 1000 dirham: replaced the pound in 1971.
Abbreviation: LD.
11.
a paper money and monetary unit of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, equal to 1000 fils.
Abbreviation: YD.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; < Arabic, Persian dīnār < Late Greek dēnárion < Latin dēnārius a ten-as coin; see denary
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British Dictionary definitions for bd

bd1

abbreviation
1.
board
2.
(insurance, finance) bond

bd2

abbreviation
1.
Bangladesh

BD

abbreviation
1.
Bachelor of Divinity
2.
(commerce) bills discounted
3.
Bangladesh (international car registration)

B/D

abbreviation
1.
bank draft
2.
(commerce) bills discounted
3.
(accounting) Also b/d. brought down

dinar

/ˈdiːnɑː/
noun
1.
the standard monetary unit of the following countries or territories. Algeria: divided into 100 centimes. Bahrain: divided into 1000 fils. Iraq: divided into 1000 fils. Jordan: divided into 1000 fils. Kuwait: divided into 1000 fils. Libya: divided into 1000 dirhams. Serbia: divided into 100 paras (formerly the standard monetary unit of Yugoslavia). Sudan, Tunisia: divided into 1000 millimes Din, D, d
2.
a monetary unit of the United Arab Emirates worth one tenth of a dirham
3.
a coin, esp one of gold, formerly used in the Middle East
Word Origin
C17: from Arabic, from Late Greek dēnarion, from Latin dēnāriusdenarius
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Word Origin and History for bd

dinar

n.

Middle Eastern unit of currency, 1630s, from Arabic dinar, from late Greek denarion, from Latin denarius (see denarius).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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bd in Technology

networking
The country code for Bangladesh.
(1999-01-27)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for bd

bd

bundle

BD

  1. Bachelor of Divinity
  2. Bangladesh (international vehicle ID)
  3. bank draft
  4. bomb disposal

bd.

  1. baud
  2. board
  3. bond
  4. bound

b/d

barrels per day

B/D

  1. bank draft
  2. bills discounted
  3. brought down
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