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haikwan tael

[hahy-kwahn] /ˈhaɪˈkwɑn/
noun
1.
the customs unit in China, which is the basis for other local taels, equal to 1.20666 troy ounces of fine silver.
2.
Origin
< Chinese hǎiguǎn sea customhouse
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