haikwan tael

noun hai·kwan tael \ˈhīˈkwän-\

Definition of haikwan tael

  1. :  a unit of value formerly used in China for reckoning customs duties :  customs tael

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Origin and Etymology of haikwan tael

haikwan from Chinese (Pekingese) hai3-kuan1 maritime customs, literally, gate of the sea


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