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kroo (plural kroos or kroo)

  1. An obsolete African unit of measure, varying by the type of produce.
    • 1845, The African Repository
      I raised, last year, rice, potatoes, and cassada, of which I had an abundance for my own use and a quantity for sale. I sold over 100 kroos of sweet potatoes, fifty kroos of cassada and fifty kroos of rice. Potatoes are worth 25 cents per kroo; cassada, 18 cents, and rice, half cleaned, $1.