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prutah

noun, pru·tah \prü-ˈtä\

Definition of prutah

plural prutoth play \-ˈtōt, -ˈtōth, -ˈtōs\ or prutot play \-ˈtōt, -ˈtōs\

  1. 1 :  a former monetary unit of Israel equivalent to 11000 pound

  2. 2 :  a coin representing one prutah



Variants of prutah

or pruta play \prü-ˈtä\

Origin of prutah

Modern Hebrew pĕrūṭāh, from Late Hebrew, a small coin


First Known Use: 1949


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