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artal

[ahr-tahl]
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noun
  1. plural of rotl.
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rotl

[rot-l]
noun, plural rotls, ar·tal [ahr-tahl] /ˈɑr tɑl/.
  1. a unit of weight used in Islamic countries, varying widely in value, but of the order of the pound.
  2. a varying unit of dry measure, used in the same areas.
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Origin of rotl

1605–15; < Arabic raṭl < Greek lítra or Latin lībra pound
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artal

noun
  1. a plural of rotl
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rotl

noun plural rotls or artal (ˈɑːtɑːl)
  1. a unit of weight used in Muslim countries, varying in value between about one and five pounds
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Word Origin

C17: from Arabic ratl, perhaps from Greek litra a pound
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