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shroff

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noun \ˈshräf, ˈshrȯf, especially Southern ˈsräf, ˈsrȯf\

Definition of shroff

  1. :  a banker or money changer in the Far East; especially :  one who tests and evaluates coin



Origin of shroff

Hindi śarāf & Urdu sharāf, ultimately from Arabic ṣarrāf


First Known Use: 1618

Rhymes with shroff


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