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quintal (n.)

"a unit of weight equal to a hundred pounds," c. 1400, quintale (mid-14c. in Anglo-French), from Old French quintal "hundredweight," and directly from Medieval Latin quintale, from Arabic quintar, from Late Greek kentenarion, from Latin centenarius "containing a hundred" (see centenary).

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Definitions of quintal from WordNet

quintal (n.)
a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms;
quintal (n.)
a United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds;
Synonyms: hundredweight / cwt / short hundredweight / centner / cental
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