muid

noun

variants or mud
ˈmə(r)d How to pronounce muid (audio)
ˈmə̄d
plural -s
: a Dutch unit of capacity used in southern Africa equal to about three bushels

Word History

Etymology

Afrikaans mud, from Dutch, from Middle Dutch mud, mudde; akin to Old English mydd bushel, Old High German mutti; all from a prehistoric West Germanic word borrowed from Latin modius

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“Muid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muid. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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