Definition of miskal
1 : any of various units of weight of Muslim countries: such as a : a Persian unit equal to about 71 grains b : a Turkish unit equal to 74.2 grains
: a unit of value of former Chinese Turkestan 5, 4, 3, and 2 miskal silver coins struck 1900–11
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Origin and Etymology of miskal
Turkish, Persian, & Arabic; Turkish miskal, from Persian misqāl, from colloquial Arabic misqāl (Ar mithqāl)
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