nounWord forms: plural ˈpicˌul or ˈpicˌuls
a unit of weight equal to 100 catties, about 133 pounds (60 kilograms), used in various
countries of Southeast
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Word origin of 'picul'< Malay (or Javanese) pikul, lit., a man's load < pikul, to carry over the shoulders