noun, plural puls, pu·li [poo-lee] /ˈpu li/.

a coin and monetary unit of Afghanistan, the 100th part of an afghani.

Origin of pul

1925–30; < Persian pūl < Turkish pul
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noun plural puls or puli (ˈpuːlɪ)

an Afghan monetary unit worth one hundredth of an afghani

Word Origin for pul

via Persian from Turkish: small coin, from Late Greek phollis bag for money, from Latin follis bag
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