abbasi

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From Persian عباسی ('abbâsi); see for more.

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abbasi (plural abbasis)

  1. (historical) A silver coin of Persia, introduced by Safavid Shah Abbas in 16th century, worth about twenty cents.
  2. (historical) A Persian unit of weight, equivalent to approximately 12.8 oz.
  3. (historical) An Afghan bronze coin from the early 20th century, equivalent to four shahi.
  4. A unit of measurement for Afghan postage stamps.

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  • Abassi in An American Dictionary of the English Language, by Noah Webster, 1828.
  • Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], →ISBN)