pood

noun
\ ˈpüd How to pronounce pood (audio) , ˈpüt How to pronounce pood (audio) \

Definition of pood

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

First Known Use of pood

1589, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pood

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

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“Pood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pood. Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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