artal

[ ahr-tahl ]
/ ˈɑr tɑl /

noun

plural of rotl.

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Definition for artal (2 of 2)

rotl
[ rot-l ]
/ ˈrɒt l /

noun, plural rotls, ar·tal [ahr-tahl] /ˈɑr tɑl/.

a unit of weight used in Islamic countries, varying widely in value, but of the order of the pound.
a varying unit of dry measure, used in the same areas.

Origin of rotl

1605–15; < Arabic raṭl < Greek lítra or Latin lībra pound
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British Dictionary definitions for artal (1 of 2)

artal
/ (ˈɑːtɑːl) /

noun

a plural of rotl

British Dictionary definitions for artal (2 of 2)

rotl
/ (ˈrɒtəl) /

noun plural rotls or artal (ˈɑːtɑːl)

a unit of weight used in Muslim countries, varying in value between about one and five pounds

Word Origin for rotl

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