mohur

noun
mo·​hur | \ ˈmō-ər How to pronounce mohur (audio) , mə-ˈhu̇r How to pronounce mohur (audio) \

Definition of mohur

: a former gold coin of India and Persia equal to 15 rupees

First Known Use of mohur

circa 1615, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mohur

Hindi & Urdu muhr gold coin, seal, from Persian, from Middle Persian; akin to Sanskrit mudrā seal

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The first known use of mohur was circa 1615

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“Mohur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mohur. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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