Wiktionary:Word of the day/August 14

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Word of the day for August 14
rupee n
  1. The common name for the monetary currencies used in modern India, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan, the Seychelles, or Sri Lanka, often abbreviated .
  2. (historical) A silver coin circulating in India between the 16th and 20th centuries, weighing one tola (formerly 170–180 troy grains; from 1833, 180 troy grains).
PointingHand.svg Today is the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan, and thus the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India. Pakistan and India are two of the countries that call their currency the rupee.

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