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prutah

[proo-tah] /pruˈtɑ/
noun, plural prutoth, prutot
[proo-tawt] /pruˈtɔt/ (Show IPA)
1.
a former aluminum coin of Israel, the thousandth part of a pound.
Origin
post-Biblical Hebrew
1945-1950
1945-50; < Modern Hebrew pruta, post-Biblical Hebrew pərūṭāh a small coin
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