rotl [rot-l] Word Origin noun, plural rotls, ar·tal [ahr-tahl] /ˈɑr tɑl/.
- a unit of weight used in Islamic countries, varying widely in value, but of the order of the pound.
- 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)
- 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