Definition of trone
: one of various weighing machines; specifically : one for heavy wares having two horizontal bars crossing each other and beaked at the extremities
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Origin and Etymology of trone
Anglo-French trone, from Old French, from Latin trutina balance, scales, from Greek trytanē; akin to Greek tryma hole, tetrainein to pierce; from the opening in which the tongue of the scale moves — more at throw
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