fels

noun
\ ˈfels \
variants: or fals \ˈfals \
plural falus\fəˈlüs \

Definition of fels 

: a copper coin used in an Arabic-speaking country

Note: 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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History and Etymology for fels

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

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