pood

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noun \ˈpüd, ˈpüt\

Definition of pood

  1. :  a Russian unit of weight equal to about 36.11 pounds (16.38 kilograms)

Origin and Etymology of pood

Russian pud, from Old Russian, from Old Norse pund pound — more at pound


First Known Use: 1589

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