shekel means: Israeli currency. As of July 2005 it was worth approximately 1:4.5 US dollars (in Community Dictionary, added by Maniform)

What else does shekel mean?

  • It is a very simple unit of money. (in Community Dictionary, added by Leticia Wong)
  • One of many ancient weight units, including a Hebrew unit that is about one-half ounce. (in AZ Dictionary)
  • An equal weight gold and silver coin, particularly the chief silver coin for the ancient Hebrews. (in AZ Dictionary)