What does the word rupee mean?

Usage examples for rupee

  1. " So thou wilt take the hide to Khanhiwara for the reward, and perhaps give me one rupee? – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  2. My groom, M'barrek, then came, saying he must have food money; that being settled, he returned saying the sultan said he must have half a rupee a day for my horse, which became very thin on the starvation he got. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  3. Wood for ship- building is abundant; and good carpenters can be had at the rate of 20 copper doits per diem, that is to say, three men for a rupee a day. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 1 (of 2) by George Grey