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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