ruble

or rou·ble

[ roo-buhl ]
/ ˈru bəl /

noun

a silver or copper-alloy coin and monetary unit of Russia, the Soviet Union, and its successor states, equal to 100 kopecks.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!

Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?

Origin of ruble

1545–55; <Russian rubl';Old Russian rublĭ literally, stump, plug, derivative of rubiti to chop; probably originally denoting a piece cut from a silver bar, or a bar notched for division into smaller pieces
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for ruble

British Dictionary definitions for ruble

ruble
/ (ˈruːbəl) /

noun

a variant spelling of rouble
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012