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crore

[krawr, krohr] /krɔr, kroʊr/
noun
1.
(in India) the sum of ten million, especially of rupees; one hundred lacs.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Hindi kroṛ, karoṛ
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crore

/krɔː/
noun
1.
(in Indian English) ten million
Word Origin
C17: from Hindi karōr, from Prakrit krodi
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