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prutah

[ proo-tah ]
/ pruˈtɑ /
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noun, plural pru·toth, pru·tot [proo-tawt]. /pruˈtɔt/.
a former aluminum coin of Israel, the thousandth part of a pound.
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Origin of prutah

1945–50; <Modern Hebrew pruta,post-Biblical Hebrew pərūṭāh a small coin
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