What is another word for maund?

26 synonyms found


[ mˈɔːnd], [ mˈɔːnd], [ m_ˈɔː_n_d]

Maund is a word that is not commonly used in modern English but has existed since the Middle Ages. It means a basket or a measure of weight, particularly for dry goods such as grain or vegetables. Synonyms for the word maund include bushel, basket, crate, hamper, and tray. These words essentially describe containers for holding or transporting goods. In some contexts, bag or sack could be synonymous with maund, but they typically imply a container for loose or small items. Other less common synonyms could include corf, crib, and muckeur, which were used in regional dialects in the past.

Synonyms for Maund:

How to use "Maund" in context?

The word "maund" comes from the Hindi language and means a truckload of goods. A maund is typically a large container, such as a truck, trailer, or railroad car, used to transport goods. It can also refer to aunit of measurement, usually 100 kilograms (220 pounds), used to describe the weight of goods carried in a maund.

Hyponym for Maund:

Word of the Day

night raid
sortie, Storming.