qurush

qurush

[koo-roosh]
noun
plural of qirsh.
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qirsh

[kursh]
noun, plural qurush [koo-roosh] .
1.
a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Saudi Arabia, the 20th part of a riyal.
2.
a former coin and fractional monetary unit of several Middle Eastern and North African countries.


Origin:
1910–15; < Arabic

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