a. A unit of weight in Germany and Scandinavia corresponding to the hundredweight and equal to 50 kilograms (110.23 pounds).
b. A unit of weight in parts of the former Soviet Union equal to 100 kilograms (220.46 pounds).
2. An assaying unit equal to one dram.
[German Zentner, from Old High German cëntenāri, from Latin centēnārius, of a hundred; see CENTENARY.]
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