Associations to the word «Rupee»

Wiktionary

RUPEE, noun. The common name for the monetary currencies used in modern India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, or Mauritius.
RUPEE, noun. A silver coin, circulating in India 16th–20th centuries, weighing 170–180   troy grains (180   troy grains from 1833) or one tola.

Dictionary definition

RUPEE, noun. The basic unit of money in Sri Lanka; equal to 100 cents.
RUPEE, noun. The basic unit of money in Seychelles; equal to 100 cents.
RUPEE, noun. The basic unit of money in Nepal; equal to 100 paisa.
RUPEE, noun. The basic unit of money in Mauritius; equal to 100 cents.
RUPEE, noun. The basic unit of money in Pakistan; equal to 100 paisa.
RUPEE, noun. The basic unit of money in India; equal to 100 paise.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats