picul

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

Definition of picul

: 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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History and Etymology for picul

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

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“Picul.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/picul. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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