rotl

noun \ˈrätəl\

Definition of rotl

plural

rotls

\-əlz\ also

artal

\(ˈ)är¦tal\ or

artel

\-tel\
  1. :  any of various units of weight of Mediterranean and Near Eastern countries ranging from slightly less than one pound to more than six pounds

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Origin and Etymology of rotl

Arabic raṭl, riṭl


First Known Use: 1583


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