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qirsh

or qursh, gursh, girsh, ghirsh

[ kursh ]
/ kɜrʃ /
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noun, plural qu·rush [koo-roosh]. /kʊˈruʃ/.

a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Saudi Arabia, the 20th part of a riyal.
a former coin and fractional monetary unit of several Middle Eastern and North African countries.

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Origin of qirsh

Borrowed into English from Arabic around 1910–15
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