noun rut·tee \ˈrətē\
variants: less commonly



Definition of ruttee



  1. :  any of various Indian units of weight equal to around one or two grains troy

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Origin and Etymology of ruttee

Hindi rattī, from Sanskrit raktikā, from rakta red, from rajyati it is dyed or colored — more at raga

First Known Use: 1625

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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