- a former silver coin of Iran.
Origin of kran
First recorded in 1880–85, kran is from the Persian word qirān
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Examples from the Web for kran
He consented to accompany me if I paid him twenty-five kran a day.
Cran, kran, n. a measure of capacity in Scotland for herrings when just taken out of the net.
A kran is a Persian coin worth about ten cents; can you figure out how much Mohammed earned in a month?Topsy-Turvy Land
Samuel M. Zwemer
I, too, might go with them on paying fifty kran for the hire of a mule; food and drink I must provide for myself.
To avoid further unpleasantness I went to the governor, who for six kran gave me a passport.