prutah

[proo-tah]

noun, plural pru·toth, pru·tot [proo-tawt] /pruˈtɔt/.

a former aluminum coin of Israel, the thousandth part of a pound.

Origin of prutah

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