Picul meaning

pĭkəl
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Any of various units of weight used in southeast Asia and China and equal to 100 catties, especially a Chinese unit equal to 13313 pounds (about 60 kilograms).
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A unit of weight equal to 100 catties, about 133 pounds (60 kilograms), used in various countries of Southeast Asia.
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A traditional Asian unit of weight, as much as a man can carry on a shoulder-pole.
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Origin of picul

  • Malay pikul to carry the heaviest load a man can carry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition