from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A gold coin, equal to 15 rupees, that was used in British India in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
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- n. a Persian gold coin
- n. a gold coin of British India whose value was fifteen rupees
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A British Indian gold coin, of the value of fifteen silver rupees, or $7.21 (in 1913).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A modern gold coin of India under the British dominion, equivalent to 15 rupees, or about $7; also, a gold coin of the native princes of India from the sixteenth century onward.
Hindi muhr, gold coin, seal, from Persian; akin to Sanskrit mudrā, seal; see mudra.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)