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Definition of "rial" [ri•al]

  • See Table at currency. (noun)
  • Variant of riyal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rial" in a sentence
  • "The rial, which is normally closely pegged to the dollar, has lost about 15 percent of its value against the U.S. currency since Sunday."
  • "When there are two little dots over one of the letters, they are both to be sounded, as in the word AĆ«rial, which is pronounced a-e-ri-al."
  • "Iran's currency, the rial, fell 10% to a record low on Monday, while gold prices rose."