Meaning of yuan
— pl. -an.
- Also calleda copper coin of the Republic of China, equal to 100 cents; dollar.
- a paper money, brass or cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of the People's Republic of China, equal to 10 jiao or 100 fen.
- (in the Republic of China) a department of government; council.
- the Mongol dynasty in China, 1260–1368, founded by Kublai Khan.
- yuan (Thesaurus)