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puli

[poo l-ee, pyoo-lee] /ˈpʊl i, ˈpyu li/
noun, plural pulik
[poo l-eek, pyoo-leek] /ˈpʊl ik, ˈpyu lik/ (Show IPA),
pulis.
1.
one of a Hungarian breed of medium-sized sheepdogs having long, fine hair that often mats, giving the coat a corded appearance.
Origin of puli
1935-1940
1935-40; < Hungarian, alteration of pudli poodle, shortening of earlier pudlikutya, translation of German Pudelhund; see poodle

pul

[pool] /pul/
noun, plural puls, puli
[poo-lee] /ˈpu li/ (Show IPA)
1.
a coin and monetary unit of Afghanistan, the 100th part of an afghani.
Origin
1925-30; < Persian pūl < Turkish pul
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puli

/ˈpjuːlɪ; ˈpʊlɪ/
noun
1.
a breed of Hungarian sheepdog having a very long dense coat, usually black, that hangs in strands with a ropey or corded appearance
Word Origin
Hungarian, literally: leader

pul

/puːl/
noun (pl) puls, puli (ˈpuːlɪ)
1.
an Afghan monetary unit worth one hundredth of an afghani
Word Origin
via Persian from Turkish: small coin, from Late Greek phollis bag for money, from Latin follis bag
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