sicca rupee

noun sic·ca rupee \ ¦sikə- \

Definition of sicca rupee

1 :a newly coined or unworn rupee
2 :a rupee issued in Bengal before 1836 weighing more than the rupee of the British East India Company

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Origin and Etymology of sicca rupee

Hindi sikkā rupīyā, sikka rūpaiya, from Arabic sikkah die, stamp, stamped coin + Hindi rupīyā, rūpaia rupee


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