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noun (1)

variants or oka
plural -s
: any of three units of weight varying around 2.8 pounds and used respectively in Greece, Turkey, and Egypt


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noun (2)

plural -s

Word History


Noun (1)

French, New Greek & Turkish; French oque, from New Greek & Turkish; New Greek oka, from Turkish okka, from Arabic ūqīyah, probably from Greek oungia, ounkia ounce, from Latin uncia

Noun (2)

by shortening & alteration

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“Oke.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oke. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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