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oz.

1.
ounce; ounces.
Origin
abbreviation of Italian onza
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British Dictionary definitions for oz.

oz

abbreviation
1.
ounce
Word Origin
from Italian onza
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Word Origin and History for oz.

abbreviation of ounce (n.1), 1540s, from Italian oz. (15c.), abbreviation of onza.

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oz.

  1. ounce
  2. ounces
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