Meaning of REAL in English

REAL

n.

Pronunciation: r ā - ' äl

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural reals or re · ales \ - ' ä-( ˌ )l ā s \

Etymology: Spanish, from real royal, from Latin regalis ― more at ROYAL

Date: 1555

: a former monetary unit and coin of Spain and its possessions

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