[ ahr-tahl ]
/ ˈɑr tɑl /
plural of rotl.
Definition for artal (2 of 2)
[ 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)
/ (ˈɑːtɑːl) /
a plural of rotl
British Dictionary definitions for artal (2 of 2)
/ (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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