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Webster 1913 Edition


Pood

Pood

,
Noun.
[Russ.
pud’
.]
A Russian weight, equal to forty Russian pounds or about thirty-six English pounds avoirdupois.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pood

POOD

,
Noun.
A Russian weight, equal to 40 Russian or 36 English pounds.

Definition 2021


pood

pood

English

Noun

pood (plural poods)

  1. An obsolete Russian unit of mass, equal to 40 Russian funt, or about 16.38 kg (approximately 36.11 pounds).
    • 1869, Great Britain. Parliament, Accounts and Papers of the House of Commons (page 295)
      About 250,000 poods of yuft are prepared annually, of which about 150,000 poods are red yuft, manufactured chiefly for foreign markets.
  2. A Russian unit of mass used for kettlebells, now rounded off to 16 kg (about 35.274 pounds).

Translations


Estonian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pˈoːd̥ʲ/

Noun

pood (genitive poe, partitive poodi)

  1. shop

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