pood definition by Webster's New World
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a Russian unit of weight, equal to 36.11 pounds (16.38 kilograms)
Origin: Russian pud ; from Low German pund ; from Classical Latin pondo, pound
pood definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A Russian unit of weight equivalent to about 16.4 kilograms (36.1 pounds) avoirdupois.
Origin: Russian pud, from Old Norse pund, pound, ultimately from Latin pondō; see pound 1.