prutah(redirected from prutoth)
Related to prutoth: Pruta
n. pl. pru·toth or pru·tot (-tōt′)
A coin formerly used in Israel, equal to one thousandth of a pound.
[Modern Hebrew pruta, from Mishnaic Hebrew pərûṭâ, a small coin, feminine passive participle of pāraṭ, to break; see prṭ in Semitic roots.]
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n, pl -tot, pl -toth
(Currencies) a former Israeli coin of low denomination
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