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oz.

1.
ounce; ounces.
Origin of oz.
abbreviation of Italian onza
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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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