kurus

1 of 2

noun (1)

ku·​rus kə-ˈrüsh How to pronounce kurus (audio)
plural kurus
a monetary subunit of the lira see lira at Money Table

kuruş

2 of 2

noun (2)

ku·​ruş kə-ˈrüsh How to pronounce kuruş (audio)
variants or kurus or kurush
plural kuruş or kurush or kurus
a monetary subunit of the lira see lira at Money Table

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Turkish kuruş

Noun (2)

Turkish kuruş

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1882, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kurus was in 1882

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Cite this Entry

“Kurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kurus. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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