from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Table at currency.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The ruble (French-derived transliteration rouble), a monetary unit of Russia, Belarus and Transnistria equal to 100 kopeks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The unit of monetary value in Russia. It is divided into 100 copecks, and in the gold coin of the realm (as in the five and ten ruble pieces) is worth about 77 cents. The silver ruble is a coin worth about 60 cents.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A silver coin of Russia, current since the seventeenth century.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the basic unit of money in Tajikistan
- n. the basic unit of money in Russia
Russian rubl', from Old Russian rublĭ, cut, piece (probably originally a piece cut from a silver bar), from rubiti, to chop, hew.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)