Meaning of rupee

ru•pee

Pronunciation: (r-pē', r'pē), [key]
— n.
  1. a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of India, Nepal, and Pakistan, equal to 100 paise. Abbr.: R., Re.
  2. a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Mauritius, the Seychelles, and Sri Lanka, equal to 100 cents.
  3. Also calleda coin and monetary unit of the Maldives, equal to 100 laris.
  4. a former monetary unit of Bhutan, equal to 100 naye paise.
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