pice

[ pahys ]
/ paɪs /

noun, plural pice.

a former bronze coin of British India, one quarter of an anna.Compare pie5.

Origin of pice

First recorded in 1605–15, pice is from the Marathi word paisā
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pice
/ (paɪs) /

noun plural pice

a former Indian coin worth one sixty-fourth of a rupee

Word Origin for pice

C17: from Mahratti paisā
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