candareen

noun can·da·reen \¦kandə¦rēn\
variants: or

candarin

\¦kandə¦rēn\

Definition of candareen

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a Chinese unit of weight equivalent to 1100 tael

  2. 2 :  a Chinese unit of value equivalent to 1100 tael

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Origin and Etymology of candareen

Malay kĕndĕri, from Tamil kunri Indian licorice (Abrus precatorius); from the use of its berries as weights


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