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Noun: piastre  pi'a-stu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: piaster)
  1. A fractional monetary unit in Egypt and Lebanon and Sudan and Syria
    - piaster [US]
  2. 100 kurus equal 1 lira in Turkey
    - kurus, piaster [US]

Derived forms: piastres

Type of: fractional monetary unit, subunit, Turkish monetary unit

Part of: Egyptian pound, Lebanese pound, lira, pound, Sudanese pound, Syrian pound, Turkish lira

Encyclopedia: Piastre