Definitions for yuanyuˈɑn; Chin. yüɑn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yu•anyuˈɑn; Chin. yüɑn(n.)(pl.)-an.

  1. the basic monetary unit of China.

    Category: Numismatics

Origin of yuan:

1915–20; < Chin yuán lit., round

Princeton's WordNet

  1. yuan, kwai(noun)

    the basic unit of money in China

  2. Yuan, Yuan dynasty, Mongol dynasty(noun)

    the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368

Wiktionary

  1. yuan(Noun)

    The basic unit of money in China.

  2. Yuan(ProperNoun)

    The imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368.

  3. Origin: From 元.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

yuan(noun)

the standard unit of currency in the People's Republic of China.

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