qursh


qursh

qursh [kursh] noun

  1. qirsh.

qirsh or qursh, gursh, girsh, ghirsh [kursh] noun, plural qu·rush [koo-roosh] /kʊˈruʃ/.

  1. a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Saudi Arabia, the 20th part of a riyal.
  2. a former coin and fractional monetary unit of several Middle Eastern and North African countries.

Origin of qirsh Borrowed into English from Arabic around 1910–15

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