Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A gold coin formerly used in Persia worth 10,000 dinars.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A current gold coin of Persia, worth 7s, 2¼ d. English (about $1.76).

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

  • noun A money of account in Persia, whose value varies greatly at different times and places. Its average value may be reckoned at about two and a half dollars.

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

  • noun A former currency of Iran.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Persian tūmān, from Turkic tümen, unit of ten thousand.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Persian تومان (tumân), from Mongolian.

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