Glossary

Rupee
Type of termDefinition
TermRupee
Alternative Termsrupees
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The official currency of India. One rupee is divided into 100 paise. First used in the 1540s, the name probably comes from the Sanskrit term rūpyakam, which means 'wrought silver' or a coin of silver.

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