rupee: Word of the day for August 14, 2017

rupee , n :
The common name for the monetary currencies used in modern India, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan, the Seychelles, or Sri Lanka, often abbreviated ₨. A silver coin circulating in India between the 16th and 20th centuries, weighing one tola (formerly 170–180 troy grains; from 1833, 180 troy grains). Today is the Independence Day of Pakistan, one of the countries that calls its currency the rupee.

Source http://handbookblogger.blogspot.com/2017/08/rupee-word-of-day-for-august-14-2017.html

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