from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Table at currency.
- n. Any of several units of gold and silver currency formerly used in the Middle East.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Name of official currency of several countries, including Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Serbia and Tunisia.
- n. A coin or note worth one dinar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A petty money of accounts of Persia; 100 dinars consituted a rial.
- n. An ancient gold coin of the East, issued by various Islamic countries.
- n. the unit of currency of Yugoslavia. One dinar equals 100 paras. Abbreviated Din.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name of a gold coin issued by the califs of Damascus: it was also applied to the gold coins of various Arab dynasties, and was the generic name of Arab gold coins.
- n. A money of account in Persia, equal to one ten thousandth of the tuman.
- n. A current silver coin of Servia, equal to 100 paras or about 20 United States cents.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the basic unit of money in Algeria
- n. the basic unit of money in Kuwait; equal 1,000 fils
- n. the basic unit of money in Jordan; equal to 1,000 fils
- n. the basic unit of money in Libya
- n. 100 dinars equal 1 rial in Iran
- n. the basic unit of money in Yugoslavia
- n. the basic unit of money in Tunisia
- n. the basic unit of money in Iraq; equal to 1,000 fils
- n. the basic unit of money in Bahrain; equal to 1,000 fils
Arabic dīnār, from Late Greek dēnārion, from Latin dēnārius; see denarius.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Derived from Roman currency name denarius. (Wiktionary)