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dirhem

[dir-hem, dih-rem, dir-uh m] /dɪrˈhɛm, dɪˈrɛm, ˈdɪr əm/
noun
1.
any of various fractional silver coins issued in Islamic countries at different periods.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; variant of dirham
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