Quintal definitions

kwĭnt'l
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A unit of weight in the metric system, equal to 100 kilograms (220.4623 pounds avoirdupois)
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A unit of mass in the metric system equal to 100 kilograms.
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(now historical) A measure of weight originally equal to a hundred pounds; later, a hundredweight.
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One hundred kilograms.
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Origin of quintal

Middle English a unit of weight from Old French from Medieval Latin quintāle from Arabic qinṭār from Late Greek kentēnarion from Late Latin centēnārium (pondus) hundred(weight) from Latin centēnārius of a hundred centenary