WORD BY LETTER : English CROSSWORD SOLVER and others things ...
Words starting with : 
Words ending  with : 
Find a definition : 

definition of the word pound

by the Wiktionnary

From Old English pund, from Proto-Germanic *punda-, an early borrowing from Latin pondō in lībra pondō ‘a pound by weight’ (a misinterpretation: pondō is the adverb meaning ‘by weight’, originally an ablative form of pondus). Cognate with Dutch pond, German Pfund, Swedish pund.



pound (plural pounds)

  1. Short for pound-force, a unit of force/weight.
  2. A unit of mass equal to 16 avoirdupois ounces (= 453.592 37 g) or 12 troy ounces (≈ 373.242 g). Its symbol is lb.
  3. (US) The symbol # (octothorpe, hash)
  4. A unit of currency used in Cyprus; Egypt; Lebanon; the United Kingdom and its dependencies; and formerly in the Republic of Ireland (which now uses the euro) and Israel (which now uses the sheqel). Its symbol is £.

Definition from Wiktionary
Content avaible with GNU Free Documentation License
Earn cryptocurrency with banner ads Earn cryptocurrency with EthereumAds

Powered by php Powered by MySQL Optimized for Firefox