muid

noun
variants: or mud \ˈmə(r)d, ˈmə̄d\

Definition of muid

plural -s
:a Dutch unit of capacity used in southern Africa equal to about three bushels

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Origin and Etymology of muid

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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