piastre definition

  • noun:
    • A Spanish or Spanish-American coin and device of currency, originally well worth eight real.
    • A form of money initially used in the Ottoman Empire, and from now on utilized in the Middle Eastern countries of Egypt, Lebanon, Sudan and Syria.
    • See piaster.
    • a fractional financial device in Egypt and Lebanon and Sudan and Syria
    • 100 kurus equal 1 lira in Turkey

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