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ar·deb

 (är′dĕb′)
n.
A unit of dry measure in several countries of the Middle East, standardized in Egypt to equal 198 liters (5.62 US bushels) but varying widely elsewhere.

[Arabic dialectal 'ardabb, from Aramaic 'rdb or Coptic artab or Greek artabē, all probably of Old Persian origin.]

ardeb

(ˈɑːdɛb)
n
(Units) a unit of dry measure used in Egypt and other Middle Eastern countries. In Egypt it is approximately equal to 0.195 cubic metres
[C19: from Arabic ardabb, from Greek artabē a Persian measure]

ar•deb

(ˈɑr dɛb)

n.
a unit of capacity in Egypt and neighboring countries officially equivalent in Egypt to 5.62 U.S. bushels.
[1860–65; < dial. Arabic ardabb « Aramaic 'rdb, perhaps < Old Persian]
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Noun1.ardeb - a unit of dry measure used in Egypt
dry measure, dry unit - a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)
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The new prices approached LE 555 per ardeb (roughly 150 kilograms) for a crop of 21 purity degrees, and LE 575 per ardeb for a crop of 23 purity degrees, the minister of agriculture stated.
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The government has supported farmers by raising the price of wheat from EGP 420 to EGP 450 per ardeb (equivalent to 150 kilograms), and raising the price of rice from EGP 2,000 to EGP 3,200 per tonne.
The government buys the ardeb of wheat [equal to roughly 150kg] from local farmers for EGP 420--which is higher than the global prices in markets from which Egypt imports wheat--to encourage them to deliver wheat to the government and increase the planted areas.
Wheat output is promising as the Agricultural Research Centre has come up with three new breeds of grain, producing 22 ardeb (one ardeb equals 150 kilogramme) per feddan (acre)," Abu Hadid said.
The minister attributed the increase to the high prices offered by the government to the farmers, as the government paid farmers EGP 420 ($55) per ardeb (about 150 kg).
Starting from 14 April 2014, GASC has been supplied with local wheat at a price of EGP 420 per ardeb (equal to roughly 150kg).
The wheat will be supplied at a price of EGP 420 per one ardeb (equal to roughly 150kg), Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Khaled Hanafy, announced Monday.