tola

tola

[toh-lah]
noun
a unit of weight in India: the government tola is 180 ser and equals 180 grains (11.7 grams), the weight of a silver rupee.

Origin:
1605–15; < Hindi tolāSanskrit tolaka

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tola (ˈtəʊlə)
 
n
a unit of weight, used in India, the eightieth part of a ser and equal to 180 grains
 
[C17: from Hindi tolā, from Sanskrit tulā scale, from tul to weigh]

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a scarlet worm. (1.) Eldest son of Issachar (Gen. 46:13). (2.) A judge of the tribe of Issachar who "judged" Israel twenty-three years (Judg. 10:1, 2), when he died, and was buried in Shamir. He was succeeded by Jair.

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