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ko·pekor ko·peck (kō′pĕk)
A Russian unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the ruble.
[Russian kopeĭka, from Middle Russian kopeika, from kopie, spear (from the image of St. George, patron saint of Moscow, on horseback holding a spear that appeared on the coins from their introduction in 1535 until the early 1800s ).]
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(Currencies) a monetary unit of Russia and Belarus worth one hundredth of a rouble: coins are still used as tokens for coin-operated machinery although the kopeck itself is virtually valueless
[Russian kopeika, from kopye lance; so called because of the representation of Tsar Ivan IV on the coin with a lance in his hand]
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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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