Definition of Piastre in English :

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Piastre meaning in English

Meaning of Piastre in English

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Piastre pronunciation 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 piastre
(formerly) the standard monetary unit of South Vietnam, divided into 100 cents
a fractional monetary unit of Egypt, Lebanon, Sudan, South Sudan, and Syria worth one hundredth of a pound
3.  another name for kuruş
4.  a rare word for piece of eight

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see synonyms of piastre
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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