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a Greek unit of weight equal to one tenth of a gram
A silver coin minted in Ancient Greece, valued at a sixth of a drachma.
Origin: obolus, from ὀβολός, from ὀβελός.
a small silver coin of Athens, the sixth part of a drachma, about three cents in value
an ancient weight, the sixth part of a drachm
Origin: [L., fr. Gr. ()]
The obol was a form of ancient Greek currency and weight.
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