from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An old monetary unit of Bombay, equal to three fifths of a rupee.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An old money of account in Bombay, equal to three fifths of a rupee.
Portuguese xarafin, from Arabic اشراف (ashrāf), plural form of شريف (sharīf, "highborn"). (Wiktionary)