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More fully "gold mohur". A gold coin used in India from the 16th cent. onward.
Early 17th century. From Urdu muhr (also as mohr and (in colloquial pronunciation) mohar, muhar, muhur) and its etymon Persian muhr seal, signet ring, cognate with Sanskrit mudrā seal.
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