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koku

[koh-koo; Japanese kaw-koo] /ˈkoʊ ku; Japanese ˈkɔ kʊ/
noun, plural koku.
1.
a Japanese unit of dry measure equivalent to 5.12 bushels (1.8 hectoliters).
Origin
< Japanese < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese measure
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