crore

[ krawr, krohr ]
/ krɔr, kroʊr /
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noun

(in India) the sum of ten million, especially of rupees; one hundred lacs.

Nearby words

  1. croquembouche,
  2. croquet,
  3. croquette,
  4. croquignole,
  5. croquis,
  6. crorepati,
  7. crosby,
  8. crosby, bing,
  9. crosette,
  10. crosier

Origin of crore

First recorded in 1600–10, crore is from the Hindi word kroṛ, karoṛ

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British Dictionary definitions for crore

crore

/ (krɔː) /

noun

(in Indian English) ten million

Word Origin for crore

C17: from Hindi karōr, from Prakrit krodi

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