noun \ˈchl-drən, ˈchäl-\

Definition of CHALDRON

:  any of various old units of measure varying from 32 to 72 imperial bushels

Origin of CHALDRON

Middle French chauderon, from chaudere basin, from Late Latin caldaria — more at cauldron
First Known Use: 1615

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