Meaning of riyal

ri•yal

Pronunciation: (rē-yôl', -yäl'), [key]
— n.
  1. a bronze coin and monetary unit of Qatar, equal to 100 dirhams.
  2. a silver coin and monetary unit of Saudi Arabia, equal to 100 halala or 20 qurush.
  3. (formerly) a coin and monetary unit of the Yemen Arab Republic, equal to 100 fils or 40 buqshas.
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