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Portuguese almude or Spanish almud, a measure of grain or dry fruit, from Arabic a dry measure.


almude (plural almudes)

  1. An old liquid measure.

Usage notesEdit

  • In Portugal the Lisbon almude was about 4.4, and the Oporto almude about 6.6, US gallons. In Turkey the almud was about 1.4 gallons.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.