verst

noun
\ ˈvərst \

Definition of verst 

: a Russian unit of distance equal to 0.6629 mile (1.067 kilometers)

First Known Use of verst

1555, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for verst

French verste & German Werst; both from Russian versta; akin to Latin vertere to turn

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