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Definition of "pood" []

  • A Russian unit of weight equivalent to about 16.4 kilograms (36.1 pounds) avoirdupois. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pood" in a sentence
  • "(I seem to b repeating this..yet..had my maushis koshambir- first time wt shengdana pood(coarse)+rai pood+ sugar, which is added just when ready to eat!)"
  • "A traditional pood is 16. 38kg (36.11 lbs), though it's rounded to 16 kilos even for exercise weights. randalll"
  • "Gold here measures every thing: a lady's charms are by weight, "a pood is a good girl, and two or three poods are twice or thrice as good as a wife.""