plural berkovtsi
: a Russian unit of weight equal to 361.13 pounds

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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