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haikwan tael

[hahy-kwahn]
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noun
  1. the customs unit in China, which is the basis for other local taels, equal to 1.20666 troy ounces of fine silver.
  2. liang.

Origin of haikwan tael

From the Chinese word hǎiguǎn sea customhouse
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