plural rotls
also artal
or artel
: any of various units of weight of Mediterranean and Near Eastern countries ranging from slightly less than one pound to more than six pounds

Word History


Arabic raṭl, riṭl

First Known Use

1583, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rotl was in 1583

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“Rotl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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