from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An ancient Hebrew coin and unit of weight.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. an ancient Hebrew unit of weight and currency equal to one twentieth of a shekel
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small coin and weight; 1-20th of a shekel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Among the ancient Jews, a unit of weight and of monetary reckoning, the twentieth part of a heavy shekel, or about three fourths of a gram.
Hebrew gērâ, grain, bean, gerah.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)