Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Table at currency.

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  • n. A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a Turkish lira.

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  • n. 100 kurus equal 1 lira in Turkey

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Turkish kuruş, ultimately from Latin (dēnārius) grossus, thick (denarius); see groschen.

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From Turkish kuruş, from German groschen, from Latin grossus.

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