Definition of Piaster in English :

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Piaster meaning in English

Meaning of Piaster in English

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1. piaster, piastre

a fractional monetary unit in Egypt and Lebanon and Sudan and Syria

2. kurus, piaster, piastre

100 kurus equal 1 lira in Turkey

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of piaster
1.  Obsolete
the Spanish dollar
a monetary unit equal to 1100 of a pound in Egypt, Lebanon, and Syria
a monetary unit of Sudan, equal to 1100 of a dinar
a former monetary unit of Turkey, equal to 1100 of a lira

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see synonyms of piaster
1. A unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the primary unit of currency in Egypt and various other countries of the Middle East.
2. Piece of eight.

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