nounpl. crores or
in India and Pakistan, one hundred lakhs, or the sum of ten million: said specif. of rupees
Origin of crorefrom Hindi karo?
nounChiefly South Asian
Ten million: worth three crore fifty lakh rupees; a cost of over several crores.
Origin of croreHindiUrdu karo&rlowdot; from Prakrit ko&dlowdot;i- from Sanskrit ko&tlowdot;ih probably specialized use of ko&tlowdot;ih tip of a bow, highest point
- (India) Ten millions, particularly with regard to a currency.
- Following the ban, the government stands to lose Rs 30 crore annually, sources said. (India Times, 2nd July 2003)
- The population of Gujarat is 3.39 crores.
From Hindi करोड़ (kroṛ) and Urdu کروڑ (kroṛ).