trone

noun
\ ˈtrōn \
variants: or less commonly tron \ ˈträn \
plural -s

Definition of trone

chiefly Scottish
: 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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History and Etymology for 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

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“Trone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trone. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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