kurus

noun (1)
ku·​rus | \ kə-ˈrüsh How to pronounce kurus (audio) \
plural kurus

Definition of kurus

 (Entry 1 of 2)

a monetary subunit of the lira — see lira at Money Table

kuruş

noun (2)
ku·​ruş | \ kə-ˈrüsh How to pronounce kuruş (audio) \
variants: or kurus or kurush
plural kuruş or kurush or kurus

Definition of kuruş (Entry 2 of 2)

a monetary subunit of the lira — see lira at Money Table

First Known Use of kurus

Noun (1)

1882, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kurus

Noun (1)

Turkish kuruş

Noun (2)

Turkish kuruş

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“Kurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kurus. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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