[kwin-tl] /ˈkwɪn tl/

a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms (220.5 avoirdupois pounds).
a unit of weight equal to 100 pounds
a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms

“a weight of a hundred pounds,” c.1400, 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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