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rotl

[rot-l] /ˈrɒt l/
noun, plural rotls, artal
[ahr-tahl] /ˈɑr tɑl/ (Show IPA)
1.
a unit of weight used in Islamic countries, varying widely in value, but of the order of the pound.
2.
a varying unit of dry measure, used in the same areas.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Arabic raṭl < Greek lítra or Latin lībra pound
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rotl

/ˈrɒtəl/
noun (pl) rotls, artal (ˈɑːtɑːl)
1.
a unit of weight used in Muslim countries, varying in value between about one and five pounds
Word Origin
C17: from Arabic ratl, perhaps from Greek litra a pound
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