the basic monetary unit of:
- the Seychelles
- Sri Lanka
Origin of rupeeHindi r?piyah from Sanskrit r?pya?, wrought silver
Origin of rupeeHindi rupayā, rupiyā from Sanskrit rūpyam stamped silver coin from rūpya- well-formed, stamped from rūpam shape
- puree, purÃ©e
rupee - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of Pakistan, Mauritius, Seychelles, and Sri Lanka, comprised of 100 cents. Nepal also uses the rupee; its unit is comprised of 100 paisa.