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 an Afghan afghani.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In physical, a proposed unit for the measurement, in the French system, of the time integral of forces; one dyne acting for one second.
  • n. A simplified spelling of pull.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 100 puls equal 1 afghani in Afghanistan


Persian pūl, perhaps from Late Greek phollis, bellows, money bag, from Latin follis; see fool.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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