kopeck

noun
ko·​peck | \ ˈkō-ˌpek How to pronounce kopeck (audio) \
variants: or less commonly kopek or

Definition of kopeck

a monetary subunit of the ruble (Russia) — see ruble at Money Table

Examples of kopeck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Widespread hacking is partly rooted in the tradition of not paying a kopeck for anything that could be grabbed free off the web, like software or movies. Neil Macfarquhar, New York Times, 10 June 2016

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First Known Use of kopeck

1669, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kopeck

Russian kopeĭka

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“Kopeck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kopeck. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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