or qursh, gursh, girsh, ghirsh

[ kursh ]

noun,plural qu·rush [koo-roosh]. /kʊˈruʃ/.
  1. a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Saudi Arabia, the 20th part of a riyal.

  2. a former coin and fractional monetary unit of several Middle Eastern and North African countries.

Origin of qirsh

Borrowed into English from Arabic around 1910–15

Words Nearby qirsh

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