Word of the day

June 3, 2018

Tael – a weight used in China and East Asia, of varying amount but fixed in China at 50 grams (1 3/4 oz.); a unit of weight, used in the Far East, having various values between one to two and a half ounces; a former Chinese monetary unit based on the value of a tael of standard silver.


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