Tola meaning

tōlə, tō-lä
A unit of weight used in India, equal to the weight of one silver rupee (11.7 grams or 180 troy grains).
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In India, a unit of weight equal to 180 grains troy (the weight of one silver rupee)
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A unit of mass used in India, equal to the mass of a silver rupee coin, fixed at 180 troy grains (11.663"‰8038 grams) in 1833, of a similar but slightly variable value before that date.
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Origin of tola

  • Hindi tolā from Sanskrit tulā weight telə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hindi तोला (tolā), Urdu تولا (tolā)

    From Wiktionary