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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A system of units for measuring dry commodities such as grains, fruits, and vegetables.

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  • n. A unit of volume used in measuring dry commodities (e.g. grain or fruit).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a system of measures of volume for dry or coarse articles, by the bushel, peck, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)

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