lakh

[ lak ]
/ læk /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for lakh

lakh

lac

/ (lɑːk) /

noun

(in India and Pakistan) the number 100 000, esp when referring to this sum of rupees

Word Origin for lakh

C17: from Hindi lākh, ultimately from Sanskrit lakshā a sign
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