tola

noun to·la \ ˈtō-lə , tō-ˈlä \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of tola

: a unit of weight of India equal to 180 grains troy or 0.375 ounce troy (11.7 grams)

Origin and Etymology of tola

Hindi & Urdu tolā, from Sanskrit tulā weight; akin to Latin tollere to lift up


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