noun, plural zlotys (collectively) zloty.
a nickel coin and monetary unit of Poland, equal to 100 groszy. Abbreviation: Zl.

1915–20; < Polish złoty literally, of gold, golden, adj. derivative of złoto gold

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monetary unit of Poland, 1915, from Pol., lit. "of gold," from zloto "gold," related to Rus. zoloto, Czech zlato "gold" (see gold).
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