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pood

 (po͞od)
n.
A Russian unit of weight equivalent to about 16.4 kilograms (36.1 pounds) avoirdupois.

[Russian pud, from Old Norse pund, pound, ultimately from Latin pondō; see pound1.]

pood

(puːd)
n
(Units) a unit of weight, used in Russia, equal to 36.1 pounds or 16.39 kilograms
[C16: from Russian pud, probably from Old Norse pund pound2]

pood

(pud, put)

n.
a Russian weight equal to about 36 pounds avoirdupois (16 kg).
[1545–55; < Russian pud < Low German or Old Norse pund pound1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pood - a Russian unit of weight equal to approximately 36 pounds
weight unit, weight - a unit used to measure weight; "he placed two weights in the scale pan"
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