rotl [rot-l] Word Origin noun, plural rotls, ar·tal [ahr-tahl] /ˈɑr tɑl/.

  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 of rotl 1605–15; Arabic raṭl Greek lítra or Latin lībra pound British Dictionary definitions for rotl rotl noun plural rotls or artal (ˈɑːtɑːl)

  1. a unit of weight used in Muslim countries, varying in value between about one and five pounds

Word Origin for rotl C17: from Arabic ratl, perhaps from Greek litra a pound

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