qurush

[koo-roosh]

noun

plural of qirsh.

Nearby words

  1. quotient space,
  2. qur'an,
  3. quran,
  4. qurnet es sauda,
  5. qursh,
  6. qurʾan,
  7. qutb,
  8. qué será, será,
  9. québecois,
  10. québécois

qirsh

or qursh, gursh, girsh, ghirsh

[kursh]

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.

Origin of qirsh

Borrowed into English from Arabic around 1910–15

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