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n. Chiefly British
Variant of kopek.
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(Currencies) a variant spelling of kopeck
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or ko•pek(ˈkoʊ pɛk)
a monetary unit of Russia, the Soviet Union, and its successor states, equal to 1/100 of the ruble.
[1690–1700; < Russian kopéĭka=kop'ë lance, spear + -ka diminutive suffix; so called from the lance with which the figure on the coin was armed]
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