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Toman   Listen
noun
Toman  n.  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.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Toman" Quotes from Famous Books



... extraordinary sight to witness a whole tree-trunk, perhaps twenty feet long and four or five in circumference, converted into food with so little labour and preparation. A good-sized tree will produce thirty tomans or bundles of thirty pounds each, and each toman will make sixty cakes of three to the pound. Two of these cakes are as much as a man can eat at one meal, and five are considered a full day's allowance; so that, reckoning a tree to produce 1,800 cakes, ...
— The Malay Archipelago - Volume II. (of II.) • Alfred Russel Wallace



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