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pood

[pood; Russian poot] /pud; Russian put/
noun
1.
a Russian weight equal to about 36 pounds avoirdupois (16 kg).
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; < Russian pud < Low German or Old Norse pund pound1
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pood

/puːd/
noun
1.
a unit of weight, used in Russia, equal to 36.1 pounds or 16.39 kilograms
Word Origin
C16: from Russian pud, probably from Old Norse pundpound²
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