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Meaning of yen

yen

Pronunciation: (yen), [key]
— pl. yen.
  1. an aluminum coin and monetary unit of Japan, equal to 100 sen or 1000 rin. Symbol: ¥; Abbr.: Y
  2. a former silver coin of Japan.

yen

Pronunciation: (yen), [key]
— n., v., yenned, yen•ning.
—n.
  1. a desire or craving: I had a yen for apple pie.
—v.i.
  1. to have a craving; yearn.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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