shroff

noun
\ ˈshräf , ˈshrȯf , especially Southern ˈsräf , ˈsrȯf \

Definition of shroff 

: a banker or money changer in the Far East especially : one who tests and evaluates coin

First Known Use of shroff

1618, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for shroff

Hindi śarāf & Urdu sharāf, ultimately from Arabic ṣarrāf

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