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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obolus(noun)

    a Greek unit of weight equal to one tenth of a gram

Wiktionary

  1. obolus(Noun)

    A silver coin minted in Ancient Greece, valued at a sixth of a drachma.

  2. Origin: obolus, from ὀβολός, from ὀβελός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obolus(noun)

    a small silver coin of Athens, the sixth part of a drachma, about three cents in value

  2. Obolus(noun)

    an ancient weight, the sixth part of a drachm

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