pl. rot′ls or ar′tal·
a unit of weight used in Muslim regions, varying locally from about one to about five pounds
Origin of rotlArabic ra?l
A unit of weight used in countries bordering on the Mediterranean and in nearby areas, varying in different regions from about 1 to 5 pounds (0.45 to 2.25 kilograms).
Origin of rotlArabic ra&tlowdot;l, ri&tlowdot;l, possibly from Greek litra.