Etymology
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rupee (n.)

Indian coin, the standard unit of value, 1610s, from Hindi or Urdu rupiyah, from Sanskrit rupyah "wrought silver," perhaps originally "something provided with an image, a coin," from rupah "shape, likeness, image."

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Definitions of rupee

rupee (n.)
the basic unit of money in Sri Lanka; equal to 100 cents;
Synonyms: Sri Lanka rupee
rupee (n.)
the basic unit of money in Seychelles; equal to 100 cents;
Synonyms: Seychelles rupee
rupee (n.)
the basic unit of money in Nepal; equal to 100 paisa;
Synonyms: Nepalese rupee
rupee (n.)
the basic unit of money in Mauritius; equal to 100 cents;
Synonyms: Mauritian rupee
rupee (n.)
the basic unit of money in Pakistan; equal to 100 paisa;
Synonyms: Pakistani rupee
rupee (n.)
the basic unit of money in India; equal to 100 paise;
Synonyms: Indian rupee
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