arshin

or ar·shine

[ahr-sheen]
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noun

a Russian unit of length equal to 28 inches (71 cm).

Nearby words

  1. arsenolite,
  2. arsenopyrite,
  3. arsenous,
  4. arsenous acid,
  5. arsey,
  6. arsine,
  7. arsino,
  8. arsino group,
  9. arsis,
  10. arsm

Origin of arshin

1725–35; < Russian arshín < Tatar aršïn or a cognate Turkic word ≪ Persian

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