prutah

noun pru·tah \ prü-ˈtä \
variants: or pruta
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of prutah

plural prutoth play \prü-ˈtōt, -ˈtōth, -ˈtōs\ or prutot play \prü-ˈtōt, -ˈtōs\
1 :a former monetary unit of Israel equivalent to ¹/₁₀₀₀ pound
2 :a coin representing one prutah

Origin and Etymology of prutah

Modern Hebrew pĕrūṭāh, from Late Hebrew, a small coin


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