berkovets

noun
ber·​ko·​vets | \ ˈber-kə-ˌvets \
plural berkovtsi\ ˈber-​kəft-​ˌsē \

Definition of berkovets

: a Russian unit of weight equal to 361.13 pounds

History and Etymology for berkovets

Russian berkovets, from Old Russian bĭrkovĭskŭ, berkovĭskŭ, from Old Swedish Biærkö Björkö (Koivisto), fortress of Vyborg, U.S.S.R.

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“Berkovets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/berkovets. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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