rupee

an Indian coin; today the name of the main currency unit of independent India

Rupee

• (n.) A silver coin, and money of account, in the East Indies.
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Rupee

Ru·pee' (ru*pē') noun [ Hind. rūpiyah , from Sanskrit rūpya silver, coined silver or gold, handsome.] A silver coin, and money of account, in the East Indies. » The valuation of the rupee of sixteen annas, the standard coin of India, by the United States Treasury...
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rupee

monetary unit of Muslim India from the 16th century and the modern monetary unit of India and Pakistan. The modern unit is divided into 100 paisa in ... [1 related articles]
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Rupee

Standard Indian monetary unit. Originally silver coins with a total weight of 11.53 g worth 40 dams. The British East India Company adopted the currency name, a rupee then being worth sixteen annas. Many rupees found their way through trade to East Africa and also became the standard monetary unit there in the nineteenth century. In German East Afr...
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Rupee

The rupee is the currency of India and Pakistan. The name derives from the Sanskrit word for silver, rupya.
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