kuping tael

noun ku·ping tael \¦güˌpiŋ-\

Definition of kuping tael

  1. :  the tael used for reckoning taxes and dues other than customs

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Origin and Etymology of kuping tael

Chinese (Pekingese) k'u4 p'ing2 treasury scale for silver (from k'u4 treasury + p'ing2 level, standard weight) + English tael


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