plural liang also liangs
: an old Chinese unit of weight equal to ¹/₁₆ catty and equivalent to a little more than an ounce avoirdupois

called also tael

Word History


Chinese (Pekingese) liang3

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“Liang.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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