picul

noun pic·ul
variants: or picol or less commonly pikol \ˈpikəl\ or pecul \ˈpek-\

Definition of picul

plural -s
: any of various units of weight used in China and southeast Asia; especially : a Chinese unit equal to 133.33 pounds

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Origin and Etymology of picul

Malay pikul to carry a heavy load (i.e. as much as an ordinary man can lift)


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