Definition of verst
: a Russian unit of distance equal to 0.6629 mile (1.067 kilometers)
Origin and Etymology of verst
French verste & German Werst; both from Russian versta; akin to Latin vertere to turn
First Known Use: 1555See Words from the same year
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