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noun (pl=shekels or shekalim)
  1. A currency unit of both ancient and modern Israel.
  2. (context, informal) money.
  3. An ancient unit of weight equivalent to one-fiftieth of a mina.
Translations: 
  • French: shekel
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: shekel
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From (Hebr.) (term, sc=Hebr, , tr=sheqel) < (term, sc=Hebr, , tr=shaqal, , to weigh).


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