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tola

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noun to·la \ˈtō-lə, tō-ˈlä\

Definition of tola

  1. :  a unit of weight of India equal to 180 grains troy or 0.375 ounce troy (11.7 grams)



Origin of tola

Hindi & Urdu tolā, from Sanskrit tulā weight; akin to Latin tollere to lift up


First Known Use: 1614


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