Definitions

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  • n. A unit of mass of ten thousand grams, or ten kilograms. Adopted as an equivalent of the French avoirdupois XX.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A metric weight, consisting of ten thousand grams or ten kilograms. It is equal to 22.046 lbs. avoirdupois.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the metric system, a weight of 10,000 grams, or 22.0462 pounds avoirdupois.

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

  • n. one ten thousandth of a centner

Etymologies

myria- + gram. (Wiktionary)

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