rupie

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noun ru·pie \ˈrü-pē-ə\

Definition of rupie

plural

rupies

or

rupien

\ˈrü-pē-ən\ play
  1. :  the basic monetary unit of former German East Africa (1891–1914); also :  a coin representing one rupie

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First Known Use of rupie

circa 1909


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