fels

noun \ˈfels\
variants: or

fals

\ˈfals\

Definition of fels

plural

falus

\fəˈlüs\
  1. :  a copper coin used in an Arabic-speaking country Fels may have referred originally to a specific early coin, but it later came to be a general term for any copper coin.

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Origin and Etymology of fels

Arabic fals (plural fulūs), from Late Greek phollis, a small coin, from Late Latin follis, from Latin, bellows, leather moneybag — more at blow


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