qirsh

noun \ ˈkirsh \

Definition of qirsh

1 or qursh play \ˈku̇rsh\ or qurush play \ˈku̇r-əsh\ or less commonly ghirsh play \ˈgirsh\ , qirshes or qirsh or qursh or qurush or less commonly ghirsh : a monetary unit of Saudi Arabia equal to ¹/₂₂ riyal until 1960 and since then equal to ¹/₂₀riyal; also : a coin representing one qirsh
2 plural qirshes or qirsh : piastre 3b

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First Known Use of qirsh

1948


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