lood

1

In Indonesia, 20th century, a unit of mass, approximately 15.44 gram. From the Dutch.

United Nations 1966.

2

In the Netherlands and Belgium, the name given to 10 grams when those countries adopted the metric system in 1816 and 1820 respectively. Also called a gros. The lood had previously been = ¹/₃₂ Amsterdam pond, about 15.44 grams.

note

(UN 1966) records the lood as a unit of mass in the Netherlands = 10 kilograms. This entry does not appear in the 1955 edition. We suspect a data entry error for = 10 grams.

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