berkovets

noun ber·ko·vets \ ˈber-kə-ˌvets \

Definition of berkovets

plural berkovtsi \ˈber-kəft-ˌsē\
:a Russian unit of weight equal to 361.13 pounds

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Origin and Etymology of 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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