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crore

[ krawr, krohr ]
/ krɔr, kroʊr /
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noun
(in India) the sum of ten million, especially of rupees; one hundred lacs.
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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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