- a large cask, esp. for wine, beer, or ale
- a measure of capacity for liquids, usually 252 wine gallons (954 liters)
Origin of tunMiddle English tonne ; from Old English tunne, large cask and amp; Old French tonne, both ; from Medieval Latin tunna ; from Celtic base
to put into or store in a tun or tuns
- A large cask for liquids, especially wine.
- A measure of liquid capacity, especially one equivalent to approximately 252 gallons (954 liters).
Origin of tunMiddle English, from Old English tunne, possibly of Celtic origin.