the basic monetary unit of:
- the Seychelles
- Sri Lanka
Origin of rupeeHindi r?piyah ; from Sanskrit r?pya?, wrought silver
See Table at currency.
Origin of rupeeHindi rupaya, rupiya, from Sanskrit r&umacron;pyam, stamped silver coin, from r&umacron;pya-, well-formed, stamped, from r&umacron;pam, 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.