Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A weight now used in Burma and Siam, and formerly in many other places in the Indies, equal to about 230 grains troy; also, a current silver coin of Siam, worth 2s. 1d. (about 50 United States cents).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A bean-shaped coin of Siam, worth about sixty cents; also, a weight equal to 236 grains troy.
  • noun A money of account in China, reckoning at about $1.60; also, a weight of about four ounces avoirdupois.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An old Thai measurement of weight, the baht, of about 15 grams.
  • noun A Burmese measurement of weight, the kyattha, of about 16.3293 grams (0.576 ounces).
  • noun archaic The baht, the currency of Siam (now Thailand).
  • noun archaic A former currency of Cambodia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the basic unit of money in Thailand

Etymologies

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From Thai, from Malay tikal.

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