almud

noun al·mud \(ˈ)al¦müd\
variants: or

almude

\alˈmüdə\

Definition of almud

plural

-s

  1. :  any of various old Portuguese and Spanish units of capacity varying as a dry measure from about 2 to 21 quarts and as a liquid measure from about 5 to 32 quarts

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Origin and Etymology of almud

Spanish almud & Portuguese almude, from Arabic al-mudd, a dry measure


First Known Use: 1781


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