obol

noun
\ˈä-bəl, ˈō- \

Definition of obol 

: an ancient Greek coin or weight equal to ¹/₆ drachma

First Known Use of obol

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for obol

Latin obolus, from Greek obolos, obelos, literally, spit

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