chaldron

noun chal·dron \ ˈchȯl-drən , ˈchäl- \

Definition of chaldron

:any of various old units of measure varying from 32 to 72 imperial bushels

Origin and Etymology of chaldron

Medieval French chauderon, from chaudere basin, from Late Latin caldaria — more at cauldron


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