ruttee

noun

rut·​tee
variants or less commonly ratti
ˈrətē
plural -s
: any of various Indian units of weight equal to around one or two grains troy

Word History

Etymology

Hindi rattī, from Sanskrit raktikā, from rakta red, from rajyati it is dyed or colored

First Known Use

1625, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ruttee was in 1625

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“Ruttee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ruttee. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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