Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument resembling a steelyard for weighing grain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A steelyard for weighting grain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A steelyard for weighing grain.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek a grain (of wheat or spelt), cartilage + -meter.

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