(noun) a Russian unit of weight equal to approximately 36 pounds

Source: WordNet® 3.1



pood (plural poods)

An obsolete Russian unit of mass, equal to 40 Russian funt, or about 16.38 kg (approximately 36.11 pounds).

A Russian unit of mass used for kettlebells, now rounded off to 16 kg (about 35.274 pounds).


• doop, podo-

Source: Wiktionary

Pood, n. Etym: [Russ. pud'.]

Definition: A Russian weight, equal to forty Russian pounds or about thirty-six English pounds avoirdupois.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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