tola


to·la

noun \ˈtō-lə, tō-ˈlä\

Definition of TOLA

:  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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