Pronunciation: (kûrsh), [key]
—pl. qu•rushPronunciation: (koo-rOOsh'). [key]
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. Also,qursh,gursh,girsh,ghirsh.
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