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kurus

Syllabification: ku·rus
Pronunciation: /kəˈro͞oSH
 
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Definition of kurus in English:

noun (plural same)

A monetary unit of Turkey, equal to one hundredth of a Turkish lira.
Example sentences
  • The new lira, or Yeni Turk Lirasi in Turkish, will be divided into 100 kurus, a unit that has been defunct since the 1970s.

Origin

from Turkish kuruş.

Words that rhyme with kurus

bush, Hindu Kush, mush, push, whoosh, woosh

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