- a Greek unit of weight equal to one tenth of a gram
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; plural Oboli
. [ Latin , fr Greek ] (Gr.Antiq.) (a)
A small silver coin of Athens, the sixth part of a drachma, about three cents in value. (b)
An ancient weight, the sixth part of a drachm.
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a Greek unit of weight equal to one tenth of a gram
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From obelos, which means roasting skewer. Ancient Greek coin worth one sixth of a drachma. Ovulus, the term for the medieval Scherf (half a pfennig, or mite) is derived from this. Today people still say: 'Jemand soll seinen Obolus leisten' (i.e. to pay oneÂ´s mite).
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• (n.) An ancient weight, the sixth part of a drachm. • (n.) A small silver coin of Athens, the sixth part of a drachma, about three cents in value.
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genus of extinct brachiopod, or lamp shell, of the Cambrian Period (from 540 to 505 million years ago). Obolus was a small animal with a spherical ...
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The obolus was an ancient Greek coin made of an alloy of silver and copper, and equal in value to one sixth of a drachma.
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Small Greek bronze coin. It is synonymous with small donation in money, charity
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