prutah

noun
pru·tah | \ prü-ˈtä \
variants: or pruta
plural prutoth\prü-ˈtōt, -ˈtōth, -ˈtōs \ or prutot\prü-ˈtōt, -ˈtōs \

Definition of prutah 

1 : a former monetary unit of Israel equivalent to ¹/₁₀₀₀ pound

2 : a coin representing one prutah

First Known Use of prutah

1949, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for prutah

Modern Hebrew pĕrūṭāh, from Late Hebrew, a small coin

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