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mohur

[moh-her] /ˈmoʊ hər/
noun
1.
any of various gold coins of India, introduced in the 16th century by various Mogul princes and later used by the British as the standard gold coin of India.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; earlier muhr < Urdu < Persian: seal, gold coin; akin to Sanskrit mudrā
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mohur

/ˈməʊhə/
noun
1.
a former Indian gold coin worth 15 rupees
Word Origin
C17: from Hindi
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