noun ga·belle \gə-ˈbel\

Definition of GABELLE

:  a tax on salt levied in France prior to 1790

Origin of GABELLE

Middle English gabell, from gabelle, from Old Italian gabella tax, from Arabic qabāla
First Known Use: 15th century


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