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poltinnik from Russian, half-ruble piece, from poltina half a ruble, from Old Russian polŭtina, probably from polŭ half + tina, genitive of tinŭ ruble; poltina from Russian; probably akin to Latin duplus double and to Greek temnein to cut
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“Poltina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poltina. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.
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